It’s okay to be dented. Right?

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The line up tonight never seemed to end. It was one thirsty traveller after the other, eyes diverted, hearts turned inward, always polite. ‘Please’ and ‘thank you’. Hesitant smiles and nods responding to my, “What’s your name?” or “You have beautiful eyes” or “Thank you for waiting and being patient”… One question rose above the…



Recovery Ride 2012 – Day Five: camaraderie

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Whitecourt Church sent us off with full bellies and prayers! I climbed on the bike of one of their congregants. I admit I was more than nervous with travelling down the highway open to the elements, bugs and hefty semi-trucks! As Freedom Biker Church is creating a two-hour documentary, a helicopter followed us for a…



Recovery Ride 2012 – Day Four: an interlude of friends

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Lord, You own the cattle on a thousand hills. We claim a few to provide for our needs at the Care Cottage and Care Village… It was hard for us to leave behind this very special place after only such a short time, but our journey on Tuesday morning beckoned. Thank you, Pastor Steve, for…



Recovery Ride 2012 – Day Three: a place of healing

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As we travelled the Hudson’s Hope Route for Fort St. John on Monday, we were awestruck once again with God’s brushstrokes on His incredible painting. We arrived at SCARS, Wagner Hills Farm’s northern recovery home, late in the afternoon. I hope we encouraged and inspired them as much as they did us. One of our…



Recovery Ride 2012 – Day Two: of Princes and Majesty

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We were out of cell and internet range for much of Sunday, so this update is just a brief one to share some of the images from Day Two. Having spent precious time in Prince George with so many wonderful people, we ended the day in the majesty of the Peace River mountains at Mackenzie…



Ride for Love, Hope and Purpose

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Our mission statement revolves around some pretty strong words. At NightShift we’re on a mission and the journey is an exciting one. This month, we have the huge honour of embarking on part of that journey together with Surrey’s Freedom Bike Church, as together we ride for Love, Hope and Purpose on the 2012 Recovery…



What’s the worth of a penny?

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On Friday, the last Canadian one-cent coin was struck. As the good luck pennies start to disappear from circulation, we will never forget how lucky we felt on the day that Denis proudly presented to NightShift his jar of pennies.   Denis had stooped and collected in the only way he felt he could support…



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