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Dear Friends, First of all let me thank you for your support of the Place Matters journey to date. Together we have achieved 50% of our target of $380,000 with just over 8 …
The Final Leg of the King’s Fold Place Matters Fundraising Journey http://kingsfoldretreat.com/blog/2016/02/finishing-well-call-generosity/


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Lasting Treasure

Oct 14, 2015

Category: Fundraising

by Rinus Janson, King's Fold Board Chair Not exactly a fantastic return on the dollar. But it made me wonder about investments, especially in these uncertain economic times. H…
I received a cheque in the mail this summer for $13.65. It took me a while to figure out where it actually came from. Turns out it was the final payout from a failed investment more than 10 years ago. I had invested $5000 in a fund that was actually a Pon… http://kingsfoldretreat.com/blog/2015/10/lasting-treasure/


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Category: Fundraising

I have walked it at night, in the dark, by candlelight; and I have walked it after standing on its edges in awe, not wanting to spoil its beauty, when a fresh snowfall created the…
I have walked the labyrinth at King's Fold in varying interior and exterior seasons. For a time, I walked it alone, as a spiritual discipline, every morning before work and every evening after. I have walked it in a group of 40-50 people, celebrating God… http://kingsfoldretreat.com/blog/2015/07/labyrinth-metaphor-our-journey/


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PLACE MATTERS

Apr 17, 2015

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By the end of February I was exhausted and needed a place to simply be… to pause and take stock of what had just happened. King’s Fold provided that place. To be clear, the poi…
It was an inauspicious beginning to the New Year—my wife in bed with the flu. As Calvin (from Calvin and Hobbes fame, not the theologian) pointed out, “one of the remarkable things about life is it’s never so bad that it can’t get worse.” And worse it go… http://kingsfoldretreat.com/blog/2015/04/place-matters/


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Place Matters

Nov 17, 2014

Category: Fundraising

by Rinus Janson, King's Fold Board Chair Many of us have stories a little like this one - stories in which we encounter God (or more accurately, God encounters us) and we are ch…
It was raining lightly in the fall of 1998. Not that it mattered. Light rain usually meant the beach was deserted. So I found myself there several times each week, walking alone on the shores of English Bay. Truth be told, I needed this. After six intense… http://kingsfoldretreat.com/blog/2014/11/place-matters/


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