July 19th, 2018



  • At the end of the tether

    On the brink Second of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl When one is at the end of one’s tether, you can’t go any farther – like a cow fastened to a post by a long rope. Leah had one child after the other while Rachel yearned for the privilege to be a mother. She [...] Read More »

    5 days ago
  • Preparing for the final act

    This summer, I took a philosophy course titled “The Meaning of Life” by Dr. Karl Laderoute at the University of Lethbridge. I took this course because I am currently working on a B.A. with a major in Political Science and a minor in Philosophy with plans to finish by April 2020. At the front of [...] Read More »

    5 days ago
  • Despair stifles, hope revives

    On the brink Last of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Cursing one’s birth (Job 3, Jer. 20) is understandable but futile. It is not the day itself one rejects, but oneself, one’s parents, and God. Genes of many generations have been funnelled into your being through your parents. God used those genes to create [...] Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • God’s excellent timing

    Last of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl One can seize the moment for a good or bad purpose, to the honour or dishonour of God, and for one’s triumph or demise. David did the first when he fought Goliath; he did the second when he sinned with Bathsheba. Seizing the moment for lust, causes [...] Read More »

    3 weeks ago
  • Timely action secures victory

    Seizing the moment Second of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Timely action may overcome acute problems, grab unique opportunities or sow seeds (ideas) that may later germinate. I saw on television how three Masai warriors, armed only with spears and shields, walked deliberately towards a pride of lions feasting on a recently killed wildebeest. [...] Read More »

    4 weeks ago

Wheels Review

  • Hyundai rolls out new SUV for the city

    New Kona the right fit for the urban environment Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com What does the Hyundai Kona have in common with the coffee of the same name? They’re both invigorating, smooth, captivating and irresistible. Of course, their names both have connections to Hawaii. And both will be appealing in any kind of weather. [...] Read More »

    4 months ago
  • Touring in spotlight at bike show

    Redesigned and new models give buyers plenty of choice Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com January may be the middle of winter but it’s also the start of motorcycle season for fans who make the trek to Calgary for the annual show of two-wheeled wonders. The Cowtown event gives southern Albertans an early chance to see [...] Read More »

    6 months ago
  • Ford F-150 sets the bar high

    2018 pickup gives buyers everything they need Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Have you driven a Ford truck lately? If not, and you’re in the market for a high-quality pickup, you’re missing out. Ford’s F-150 has long been the favourite of truck buyers in North America and for many good reasons. After a mid-cycle facelift, [...] Read More »

    6 months ago
  • GMC reinvents Terrain

    Redesigned crossover spacious and powerful Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com With its redesigned 2018 Terrain, GMC is not just going to conquer the highway, it’s going win over the hearts of crossover fans. A tidier and — in this opinion — a better looking package, the new Terrain offers buyers a spacious and comfortable crossover [...] Read More »

    9 months ago
  • Impreza makes an impression

    Redesigned Subaru is a game-changer Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Stunning. How else can an auto writer described the redesigned 2017 Subaru Impreza? How about “absolutely stunning?” Sharing little else besides a name and all-wheel-drive with its predecessor, the new Impreza is a game-changer in its segment. Riding on an all-new platform and available in [...] Read More »

    1 year ago