Author Archives: Dr. Kevin J. Dautremont

Enough already!

When will enough be enough? We started the week with yet another news story of yet another mass shooting in the United States. It was the biggest yet with fifty people killed, including the gunman, and another fifty-three wounded. One … Continue reading

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Physician assisted suicide

Of course, we don’t call it that anymore. Now it’s Medical Assistance in Dying. The problem with this new name is that physicians, and nurses, and other medical professionals having been giving assistance to people who were dying for thousands … Continue reading

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Repentance

As we approach Easter, that most important of all Christian holidays, I am reminded of the thing that makes Christianity different from any other religion. Other religions are about humankind trying to reach God. This may be through good behaviour, … Continue reading

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Lest we forget

I had two uncles who fought in World War II with the Canadian Army. My father, the eldest, was needed to stay and work the farm but his two younger brothers enlisted. Louis Dautremont was with the Canadian Scottish Regiment … Continue reading

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The Sacrament of the Moment

Human beings have a very bad habit of not really paying attention to what is going on around us at any given moment. We tend to get caught up in focusing on one of two things—the future, or the past. … Continue reading

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Old Friends

  There are lots of different kind of friends. Childhood friends. Family friends. Casual friends. They’re all important. But maybe the two best kinds are old friends and new friends. New friends are the unknown. They hold the possibility of … Continue reading

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The Loneliest Journey – Part 8

Oops. Not sure why, but everyone seems quicker to share bad news than good news. I guess that I am included considering how long it has been since I last posted anything. I’ll try to fix that. Everything has been … Continue reading

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