A Prayer of Longing

I am preparing a talk for a men’s conference in January of next year. Below is my prayer to God to help me know what I am to say to these men. Father, I open my heart to you and beg you to speak through me the message you want these men to know from  Read more

June 23, 2018 in Uncategorized by Patrick O'Connor

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Crossing a Threshold, Book Excerpt

There was nothing in the air, nothing on my mind or in my heart that morning, that gave me even the slightest impression my life was about to change forever. It was a mid-spring day, May 14th, 1987, and, not having to work until the afternoon, I went for a walk to Main Street, Canmore,  Read more

December 8, 2014 in Blog Post by Patrick O'Connor

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Alberta Floods: We Are Not In Control

Normally, the soft, baby-like, pitter patter of rain eases me into sleep, this night, however, it’s tippity-tapping through the dark hours spells a growing gloom in my heart; the already swollen Bow River rises silently outside my apartment building. By morning, yellow police tape has been strung across the water logged parking lot.  Beyond it,  Read more

June 26, 2013 in Blog Post by Patrick O'Connor

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A Very Special Valentine

In late November, on my way home to London, Ontario from Australia, I was passing through the bus depot in Banff, Alberta.   I mentioned to a ticket agent that I had driven buses for “Brewsters” in the late 80′s.  She called over the supervisor and after a brief chat, I was offered my old  Read more

February 14, 2013 in Blog Post by Patrick O'Connor

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Road Lesson #3, You Will Meet Angels

Meeting someone even once can change your life.  Here’s a story about one such encounter with a man who changed the way I saw myself – all in 30 minutes. I was cycling the first leg of a 250km trip from Jasper, Alberta to Canmore, Alberta, through the most stunning scenery in the world, the  Read more

January 3, 2013 in Blog Post, Uncategorized by Patrick O'Connor

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More courageous than I used to be….

My stomach clenched and my pulse quickened as I followed the narrow, rocky path, catching up to my sister Kathleen, her husband Laurin, and niece Kylie standing as a group at the edge of a 35 foot ledge across a cliff face with a drop of 200 feet. The realization that I had a fear of  Read more

September 6, 2012 in Blog Post by Patrick O'Connor

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