Cam Taylor

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A Goat and a Bull

Today I share two stories intended to bring a smile to your face and a lesson for life. Keep in mind as you read these stories, thankful people are proven to be happier, less depressed, more satisfied with life and enjoy healthier relationships. A story of a man and his goat There lived a man […]

Getting the World to Dance

One of the kids making quite a splash online is Robbie – more commonly known as “Kid President.” What I like about Robbie is his upbeat attitude in spite the challenges he faces.  Robbie has Osteogensis Imperfecta, or Brittle Bone disease which means his bones break very easily. He has had 70 breaks so far […]

14 Roots and Principles to Live By

Victor Hugo once said, “Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.” Living by principles instead of running around looking for the perfect methods gets you where you want to go. When the helicopter carried us away to Royal Columbian Hospital, my principles were firmly in place. As I […]

Appreciation – a Habit Worth Forming

People may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel (Carl W. Buechner).  Never underestimate the power of a few well chosen words of appreciation in the lives of those people who cross your path. Appreciation not only encourages and brings out the best in others, it increases our […]

The Fellowship of SuffeRING

The journey of pain and suffering is a lot like the journey Frodo was asked to take in the classic work written by J.R. Tolkien entitled The Lord of the Rings.  In that series of books and award winning movies, Frodo was given the burden and responsibility of carrying the ring over treacherous terrain to […]

Two Contrasting Rivers Meet

There is an amazing sight you see when you drive through Lytton, BC at the point where the muddy Fraser River meets the clean Thompson River.  When this happens it is called “confluence” which means “a flowing together”.  Let’s use this picture to describe two contrasting parts of life that often touch – the muddy […]

Grown Men Do Cry

There’s a Jewish saying that goes: What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul.  Have tears been like soap in your life? During this season of recovery, tears have been my friend.  They have been a release valve for pent up frustration, a way to cope with physical pain, a natural response […]