Rod Barks

Tim Hortons’ leaky lids unite Canadians

Canadians are obsessed with a dream to be drip-free.I chuckled when Maclean’s…

Consider carefully where your dollars are going

We Canadians have obviously increased our dosage of crazy-pills. What other explanation…

Unibrow may be appealing, but God looks at the heart

No one plucks eyebrows in Tajikistan. This quirky tidbit elicited a laugh…

Unexpected meeting with George Washington inspiring

Encountering the rich and famous can be enlightening. Some turn out to…

Nearness can be annoying

Nearness can be an enticing quality, yet in real life it can…

Good neighbours can’t be purchased, just appreciated

Nearly half a million Canadians scrawled signatures on house purchase agreements in…

Hooking up with stranger will be life-giving affair

My friend Dave is hoping to hook up with a stranger. Their…

Reckless words cause dire straits

British rock band Dire Straits stopped cranking out the tunes 16 years…

Losing track of what really matters

Losing a child – even for a few minutes -- is nerve-wracking…

Jesus shows up in unexpected places – even Monopoly games

Our Christmas season ended with a crash.A quiet family supper was progressing…

Riding a red bullet into the New Year

I’m riding into the New Year in a faded-red Bullet. That’s what…

Unexpected vehicle for God’s grace

Tales of Christmas hope warm the soul like no other.In that spirit,…

Tale of king and king-to-be proves inspirational

An uncanny connection exists between myself and England’s Prince William.Perhaps it’s our…

God’s will is fulfilled one sandwich at a time

Manny Pacquiao serves cold cuts to his neighbours and uppercuts to his…

Tragedies of life require strategic response

Sometimes life can be a bully. It seemingly stalks victims, pouncing unexpectedly,…

Peter Pan philosophy lives on in original playboy

I suspect an artist’s rendition of Peter Pan graces a wall of…

Head: Corvettes are fast but children are faster

The 2010 Corvette Grand Sport travels zero to 60 mph in four…

Bill Gates and Jesus trumpet similar message of generosity By Rod Barks

When it comes to finances, Bill Gates and Jesus have much in…

Messes are made one decision at a time

We finally have a Canadian who rivals all others in name recognition…

Stepping into our destiny

Ontario UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) fans are counting down the days until…