Rev. John G. Anderson Chatham Christian Ministry Chatham, Ontario
Rev. John Anderson has a loving heart with a capacity for compassion, practical caring and a sense of fairness and justice. He strives to manifest a sense of humour and joy to all; and like the Apostle Paul, who was very sensitive to the needs of hurting individuals, he believes that those who are strong must bear the weaknesses and help carry the burdens of those who are weaker. Rev. John Anderson is currently the Chaplain of Royal Canadian Legion Chatham Branch 642, 39 William St N, Chatham, Ontario. John uses his special gift of proclaiming the good news of the Gospel at every opportunity: from the pulpit, in the streets, in homes, and to everyone he meets. He knows the importance of tending to the needs of the sick: he spends time offering up prayers to our Lord and Saviour on their behalf, and you will find him in hospitals, palliative care and nursing homes helping the sick in with their every spiritual need. John takes the time also to prepare those who are actively dying look forward to meeting their creator. Rev. John Anderson advocates for and empowers for the "less fortunate" in his community and ministers to those facing personal, family, financial and spiritual issues. In addition, he volunteers for Bibles for Mission [a used furniture and clothing etc. store where proceeds are used to purchase Bibles], within the fields of drug awareness, and on a daily basis for his local food bank "Outreach for Hunger".
To sum up, John's passion in life is to serve God's people. His reward comes by reaching out and helping others; leading them to God and His wonderful works. Ultimately, Rev. John Anderson feels called personally by Jesus to reach out and do more than he can even ask for or imagine.
Chaplain Moira Bell Youth Minister, Bereavement Support and Counselling
Chaplain Moira Bell and her husband Fergus run a weekend retreat for youth aged 16-25. The youth retreat called "Christ in Others Retreat" focuses on faith, family, friends; and is an amazing opportunity to bring youth to Christ. Many young people have connected or reconnected with our God through this amazing ministry. This retreat is held twice a year and both husband and wife have volunteered with this outreach program for 10 years.
Moira has a special call to bereavement ministry. Many times she has been involved in palliative care, and has been privileged to journey with someone as they return home to our Lord. There is always an opportunity to share our Lord with people: from sharing their tears to praying with people. Her grief counselling work takes place in the context of journeying with people and spending time helping them to grieve their loss. In this humbling way, she has been blessed to support people who have experienced loss in their lives. Both Moira and Fergus Bell are open to opportunities to support people as they tried to find their way through the "God questions" a loss always brings. Moira observes that "God blesses us even in these tough times when we open ourselves up to His amazing strengthening, consoling eternal presence."
Chaplain Moira Bell attends many funerals, visitations, and hospital visits. Loss brings people to a door and she is grateful that God has used her to help people turn to Him in their grief. Both husband and wife feel strongly about the importance of sharing God and faith with others, of volunteering to support others in their life journeys, and sharing God's message of hope.
Pastor Krystal Bond Bridging the Gap Ministry
Bridging the Gap Ministry is about uniting all people of every age, from every nation together in Christ through missions outreaches within Canada, as well as missions trips to various countries throughout the world.
Rev Pamela's mission is to help bring Peace and Love to mankind through understanding of the true message of Jesus. To love, care and honour one another as children of God. Her first journey was at the age of 15. Pamela participated in an Ontario ~ Quebec student exchange program sponsored by the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews. She has travelled through many countries on Peace Pilgrimages, including the United States, Israel, Palestine, Portugal, France, Spain and Italy. During the past few years Pamela and her husband have volunteered for several trips to Cuba with medical supplies and aid for clinics and hospitals at their own expense.
As an accredited pastoral psychotherapist Rev. Pamela helps individuals, couples and families develop the skills to demonstrate the love that they have for one another. As a therapist for an anger management clinic in Mississauga, Rev. Pamela counsels individuals who have been referred to her from the courts for community and domestic violence.
Reverend Mark Dean Mark Dean Ministries Bradford, Ontario
Since the early 1990's Mark Dean has been ministering to youth and young adults in a variety of settings including homeless shelters, formal youth agencies, and churches, as well as independently in the community. As a fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ, Mark’s ministry and calling now is to work with marginalized and vulnerable people, helping people to discover God, know His love, and experience Him. Mark’s ministry is focused on a 1:1 personalized discipleship approach.
As a program director for a local charitable youth mentoring agency for over 15 years, and an active member of the faith community in Bradford, Mark continues to serve God in many ways throughout the area, in particular with young adults and those seeking God.
Reverend Linda Dow Abba Grand Bend Christian Ministries Grand Bend, Ontario
Mark 10:45 tells us that Jesus did not come to be served but to serve. It is Reverend Linda Dow's desire to follow the example that Jesus set before her and to serve however and where ever she is needed to help spread the good news that God loves each and every one of us. It is because of this immeasurable love that God gave His only son to make a way for us to have a personal relationship with him.
Reverend Linda has worked in children's ministries over twenty-five years working with children of all ages through the Sunday School program as superintendent and teacher as well as mid-week children's programs and youth groups. God has given Linda a heart for the needs of the children and young people and she finds it a true blessing to be able to serve them by example and through leadership. By teaching the children they are then able to spread the word of God in their home by sharing their papers and drawings with family.
For twenty years Linda and her husband Ronald have opened their home to special needs children or high needs children as they are sometimes referred to. When children arrive at Linda and Ron's home they are very fragile and emotionally broken and many have not heard about God or that God loves them and will never abandon them. It does not take them long to know and accept that God does indeed love them and will continue to love them and carry them through all things. Linda and Ronald teach by example, everything they say and do. By the time the children have grown up and ready for independence they know they can rely on their relationship with Jesus to give them strength and they also know they can rely on the relationship that Linda and Ron have built for emotional support as well.
Reverend Linda Dow cannot help but be awestruck at the wonders of God and the unending love He has for his creation, especially mankind. John 13 shows Jesus rising from the dinner table and wrapping the towel around his waist then proceding to wash his disciples feet as a servant would. Linda wears that symbolic towel around my waist kneeling in servanthood ready to serve following the example set by Jesus.
Chaplain Maureen Dwyer Pond Side Ministries Specializing in Bereavement/Pastoral/Palliative Care London, Ontario
Journeying through life's transitions can be difficult to navigate alone. Maureen has been called to minister to people in the midst of these changes. She has spent thirteen years assisting High School students find out who they are as people in God's eyes, and has spent the past seven years following God's call to minister with seniors in Long Term Care Facilities.
Maureen strongly believes that walking someone through the challenges of the later years of life is a privilege. She ministers in a special way with those whose family member is living with Alzheimer Disease and those who are marginalized by society. Maureen finds it rewarding assisting seniors in finding meaning and purpose in their days, and then when the time comes to walk them 'home' to be with God. She looks forward to conducting services of baptism, marriage and funerals in a way that uniquely reflects you and your needs.
Rev. Josephine Egan and Rev. Malachy Egan Church of Saint Mary Magdalene Halifax, Nova Scotia
A husband and wife pastoral team who tries to exemplify the compassion of Jesus to the people they serve whether in the hospital acute care setting, geriatric long-term care centres, or the safe places reserved for survivors of abuse. Their passion to witness Christ's love drives them to work that engages families in art and music initiatives, extends spiritual support and friendship to foster parents and parents with young children, helps people in distress, and ministers to the needs of couples as they prepare to declare life-long marriage vows. They encounter on a daily basis many young couples seeking marriage in their 20s and 30s who openly declare themselves disillusioned with mainline Christian churches so much so that they reject the authority of these churches [sometimes it is the church authorities that reject them], yet these young people seek God to sanctify their marriage. With dialogue, the task at hand then is to invite these young people to re-examine the teachings of Jesus and 'give God a chance'. The pastors also challenge people via cyber ministry and provocative discussion groups to oppose corruption, dual standards and social constructs that marginalize, disenfranchise and discriminate. Their first website continues to attract over 450 unique visitors per month. Both are volunteer community clergy in Capital Health District and conduct pastoral care visitation as well as ecumenical worship services at two long term care centres.
Rev. Brent Elgie Full Throttle Ministries of Chatham-Kent, Ontario
Brent's call is to those who know the freedom that comes with riding the highways on motorcycles. Brent believes that the motorcycling community is a mission field that the "traditional church" has neglected and in some cases turned their backs on. It doesn't matter if it is at a Tim Horton's, at a bike show or other motorcycle event, Brent is aware that God opens many doors and when He does, there is always an opportunity to witness. Brent has been involved in serving God for many years in which he was involved in Christian Education, men's ministry with Promise Keepers Canada and now wears the patch of Bikers for Christ Motorcycle Ministry. The back patch will often catch someone's eye and usually leads to someone making a comment on the patch and once they do, it opens the door to witness. If you don't think you can have a great time being a Christian, then we need to talk! Brent says that "My walk with Christ has been a long one with one adventure after another! God has been so good to me and saved me from having to spend eternity in hell, what more could I do but serve Him with everything I have." There is only one way to serve such a loving God... Full Throttle!
Rev. Rudy Heezen M.T.S Toronto, Oshawa, Whitby and The Greater Toronto Area, Ontario Website: www.rudyheezen.com
Rev. Rudy Heezen (M.T.S) holds a Masters Degree in Theology from Tyndale Seminary in Toronto. He earned his business credentials from the VAM business institute in The Netherlands and has extensive experience as a senior executive. Rev. Rudy Heezen is a Professional Member of CAPS (Canadian Association of Professional Speakers) and is also an accomplished author having published "New Beginnings Carpe Diem" sharing, in brutal honesty, about his own struggles and how he was able to conquer them.
In the mid-eighties, Rudy chose to take a two-year sabbatical leave wanting to give back to the community working full time as a counsellor, pastor and serving the less fortunate. In serving people on a daily basis, Rev. Rudy Heezen's aim is to treat each person with respect, build lifelong partnerships and lasting friendships. He sincerely believes that following The Golden Rule "in everything do unto others as you would have others do unto you" is a way of life that will translate into true success, especially in lives touched as we minister to others. On his "success" in life, Rudy shares: "my family keeps me balanced and grounded". Rudy is extremely grateful, thanking God every day for each one of them. Married to Anneke, his sweetheart of over 40 years, they respectively are the proud parents of grown children and even prouder grandparents. Rudy serves people through officiating weddings, baptisms, celebration of life services or motivational/inspirational seminars and speeches.
Rev. Connie Howes Church of the Northern Light Kingston, Ontario
Rev. Connie Howes' ministry gets the job done: bringing people to Christ and giving them hope. Connie serves all across the spectrum of our society and her outreach ministries includes many without a regular faith community: young expectant couples, the imprisioned and their families, the disenfranchised and marginal of our society, etc. Connie knows she can make a difference in people's lives: she reaches out to those who are struggling, those who are in trouble, those who are ill, and those who are less fortunate; offering counsel and practical help. She moves amongst the people to help them, just as Christ himself did, and lets them know they are not alone - that God is with them. Connie is highly resourceful, practical, down-to-earth and empathic. We proud to have Connie on board: she loves God and her ministry possesses the love that Jesus means we should have by being 'a neighbour'. Church of Northern Light.
Rev. Stephen Jones Eagle's Cross Recovery Ministry Guelph, Ontario
Pastor Stephen Jones is called to evangelize and to minister person to person. Stephen has an outreach approach; his focus is on working with primarily mental health and addictions, concurrent disorders which happens to include many homeless, people leaving the prison system and others. These are the hurting and marginalized persons whom the Lord treasures that Stephen encounters daily. Stephen believes that God puts us where we need to be. In fact, God has equipped Stephen with the tools and purpose to go to the edges of society in search of people who need Christ. Most of the people who seek Stephen out are looking particularly to fill a spiritual void but more than that, they want to be connected to God. Many identify with Stephen as someone who can help them find the way to God, someone that can trust.
The majority of Stephen's efforts involve pastoral counselling at the request of both individuals and agencies. A number of people have come to Christ as a result of successfully getting prayer and devotional groups going within programs. God supplied the motivation and people while Stephen helped supply the resources as well as personal and scriptural support. Together they read scripture, pray together, learn together, and plan futures and how to include God in that future. Steven supports the people he serves as a Priest and Ordained Minister, and he will step into the most difficult of places. Stephen has performed many funeral and memorial services by request for people without families. Stephen holds a Diploma in Social Services, an Undergraduate Degree in Social Development Studies and certification in General Social Work. Stephen has formally studied Spirituality and Addiction at a Masters level and other religious studies. Stephen is involved in Motorcycle Ministry and keeps a high profile in his community and neighbourhood. As a Pastor, Stephen has the love and support of his wife Laurie, and together they have built a unique van to go around doing ministry. This couple believes that when people come to Christ, the work is worth doing!
Reverend Donna M. Knight and the late Pastor Wayne R. Knight Water of Life Ministries, Oshawa, Ontario
Donna and her husband Wayne have been in ministry for several years doing a number of things for the Lord with a heart for the lost and the down and out. Reverend Donna is a Chaplain/Pastorial Care Coordinator in an Oshawa LTC Home. She has had many rewarding experiences with residents and staff, being able to share Christ and instill Christ emphasized programs and encourage moral thinking. She heads up a Palliative Care Program, and has had the opportunity to pray, sing and read scripture with those preparing to meet the Lord. Salvation of these souls is her primary ministry goal. A soft touch, a gentle hand and the voice that says "I care", has helped her open many doors that were tightly closed. Donna participates in helping those who are in need of food and clothes through her church's Food and Clothing Bank program. She has seen many ladies come and fill bags of food and much needed clothing for their children and leave with a glimmer of hope in their eyes having not only heard the word of God but seeing His love put to action. She has the opportunity to pray and share Christ not only in word but in deed as well. With many single moms, society can be harsh but Wayne & Donna both have been given the opportunity to reach out to them and their children. Donna's belief is, with such a great salvation how then can she not take every opportunity to share with others, her wonderful Heavenly Father.
Pastor Wayne's inspiration is Isaiah 6 where it says, "SEND ME LORD SEND ME." Wayne's reply is: "I will go and I will go: depending on you for leadership and the words and the scriptures from which to preach. And of course the Holy Spirit who is with me every step, every heartbeat of the way." Wayne always liked to witness and tell people about Jesus. Wayne could witness to anyone; Wayne had been there, he had so many experiences in life. Wayne was able to give his testimony and see people saved and changed forever. Wayne received the Baptism of the Holy Spirit and literally was changed forever again. It was so true, Wayne ministered in power and authority just like it is said in the Bible. Wayne did not brag about this baptism, he just used it the way it is supposed to be used, to win people to Jesus Christ, to lay hands on the sick and see them healed through the mighty name of Jesus. There is nothing in this world that Christ cannot be the victor over. Wayne's answer to every problem every concern was Jesus. At work, people sought out Wayne with their problems. Some lives were changed forever. Some just could not pay the price of serving Jesus and when they walk away weeping, Wayne would weep for them for not making the decision for Christ. Upon retirement, God made Wayne's boundaries a whole lot larger. Wayne and Donna leapt at the opportunity to preach the gospel in the far North. They gave people nothing more than the gospel and nothing less. There is power and authority in the Word of God. Then God opened more doors to go to Northern Ontario and Northern Quebec. Wayne and some great men of God preached and sang, and saw people saved, delivered and healed. People could not get enough of the Christ ther were preaching about. Wayne observes enthusiatically, "People love to have church, they search for the true God for 2000 years and when they find him, they will not let go."
Pastor Arthur McCord Ed.S., A.C.C.P. Ontario
In the past 30 years, Pastor Arthur McCord's ministry has primarily been with the addicted individual. His ministry as an ordained pastor offers opportunities to carry the message of hope and reconciliation, thus moving beyond a simple call to spirituality and the need to be part of a Christian lifestyle while engaging others in a kind and loving manner.
Arthur believes that everyone has a message; his journey is to not only hear but to listen. Pastor Arthur McCord has been working with the public in counselling, human resource development, motivational speaking and as Addictions educator with specialized training. In addition, he is a volunteer driver with the Canadian Cancer Society and the Children's Aid Society. If you are so inclined, Arthur will share with you how God took the opportunity to provide hope when there was none and how a lost soul started on a journey beyond the most vivid imagination. A journey complete with an amazing spiritual rebirth and growth, miracles, thirty years filled with amazing events and a lifetime worth of opportunities to touch others.
Arthur has shared with large groups of people, in both Canada and the United States, at conventions and other events. He has been recognized by all levels of government; but most significantly, Arthur has touched thousands of lives and he is most honoured to see personal effort by these persons bring about life-changing and God-centred rebirth to productive and valued lives. In December, you can certainly spot him taking the opportunity to carry a Message.
Reverend Maria Manna has dedicated most of her life volunteering for charities in Canada. She is the recipient of the Governor General Caring Canadian Award and the Governor General Sovern Medal for Volunteer work in Canada.
She is a vocalist/producer/humanitarian, philanthropist and writer. She has helped raise over $750 million for charities and non-profits with her performances and fundraising. Maria has travelled to Bosnia in 2000 on a good will tour with 7 mayors of Edmonton and created the Bosnian Children's Relief foundation.
In 2013, Maria went to Conakry Guinea with Mercy Ships to better understand the needs of the people in order to create awareness for the charity.
Manna Ministries focuses on delivering last rites, visits to palliative care, senior's homes, hospitals, presiding over funerals, weddings, baptisms and speaking to the soul with her sermons. Manna Ministries is inter-denomination and all accepting. Maria is passionate about the Lord. She says that the best a person can be is to be an example of Christ's love. "Be caring, compassionate and non-judgemental".
"'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind'; and, 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'" Luke 10:27.
Reverend Gary O'Dwyer Pastor, Christ The Servant Catholic Church Cold Springs, Ontario Church Website: www.christtheservant.ca
Rev. Gary O'Dwyer cherishes the opportunity to live the Beatitudes as a gift from Jesus. He treasures daily the very humbling experience of being a conduit for Jesus. Gary is the pastor at Christ The Servant Catholic Church [CTS] in Cold Springs, Ontario. The saints at CTS very much believe in the power of prayer, no matter the situation. Their community is not afraid to share its burdens, hopes and aspirations; with a very active prayer group and a music ministry that has been a major force in this Christian communty's spiritual and social development. When the Sunday service at CTS has finished, virtually everyone stays for fellowship and food. Laughter is a major part of our spiritual focus. This is simply some of what and who we are.Rev. Gary had received many accolades, awards and honors throughout his teaching career, but the opportunity to serve the CTS Community means much more to him than any such material recognition. We have very inclusive statements of faith, we are constantly striving to be Social Justice Advocates, we act out our love, seeing the face of Jesus in everyone. The Beatitudes are a guide for us in our daily life and interactions with those we encounter. Gary's involvement at CTS grew to delivering homilies to visiting the sick and dying as well as funerals. As I continued to take on the role of an ordained minister at CTS, I was getting more and more encouragement from the community at the Church to seek ordination. When I found Abba Ministries, I knew that I had found a home. Our CTS community has evolved greatly since the Fr. Ed era. On a personal level, I have finally found a spiritual home. Each Sunday is an inspiration and motivates me further. This has been the case since 2006.
Reverend Judy Paling Eagle Rock Country Church Desden, Ontario
Rev. Judy Paling resides near Dresden, Ontario, and ministers 'Transformation Prayer Ministry' to people of all ages. Her ministry has taken her abroad to New Zealand, Australia and Argentina where she has trained teams of men and women in Transformation Prayer Ministry. She is one of 14 women leaders facilitating an annual 3 Day in depth healing retreat team called, 'Transformed in Christ'. Judy is called upon to speak and lead Worship for Women's Conference's throughout Ontario. Judy can be reached at 519.350.0033
Judy provides Pastoral Care & Ministry to the staff and individuals of Christian Horizons in Southwestern Ontario as needed. She leads Worship for local churches and has professionally recorded Christian music and has appeared on television and radio. Prior to her call to ministry she was Director, Vocational Rehabilitation for developmentally challenged adults and also taught in the Community College. She has mentored many for leadership in secular and Christian circles. Judy's first wedding to officiate upon ordination was her daughter's. She is thrilled and blessed with this opportunity.
Pastor Scott Raible Consuming Fires Ministries of Medicine Hat Medicine Hat, Alberta
Originally from British Columbia, Scott was called to Christ through a vision and through the faithful witness of Christian disciples at the age of 19 and was discipled and instructed on how to be Christ's instrument, for God's glory, proclaiming to all the Love of the Father, the Truth of the Word, and the Power of the Holy Spirit.
Scott is married to the love of his life, has nine wonderful children, and has lived in Medicine Hat for the past nineteen years where he has served as a youth pastor, young adult pastor, outreach pastor, and associate pastor.
In 2010 Scott also served as the interim Youth Ministry Coordinator for all three of the Medicine Hat Catholic parishes, and for the Medicine Hat Catholic School Division. In 2002 he founded the radio station CJLT 99.5 FM (currently Praise 93.7 FM) and was awarded "Best New Business of the Year" by the Medicine Hat Chamber of Commerce and Entre Corp in 2004. Though Scott sold the radio station in 2007, Scott has stayed on the air as the current afternoon announcer for 93.7 Praise FM.
In addition Scott has been very active in local community organizations such as the Medicine Hat Youth Action Society, Saamis Immigration, Restorative Youth Justice Commission and helped found the Mayor's Youth Advisory Committee with Mayor Garth Vallely in 2005. Scott has also recently served on the Medicine Hat Area Refugee Team, which represents several churches that are working together and mobilizing volunteers to help relieve the humanitarian crisis in Syria by offering care and support to those relocating to their community.
Over the years it has become apparent to Scott that our modern understanding of what the "Church" is and what it is called to be, is very different than how it is described in the New Testament. With his ministry and strong community background, he is working with both small and large groups of people within Medicine Hat; youth, young adults, families, essentially any and all, regardless of who they are or where they are in their faith or life journey, many who do not attend traditional churches, but are hungering for Christ and for a sense of Christian community. With his work through the radio station (93.7 FM), and his involvement in the community, there are many outreach opportunities to bring the Gospel message of Jesus to all, without any sectarian boundaries.
Rev. Derek Rymarchuk Abba Niagara Christian Ministry 6053 Franklin Ave Niagara Falls, Ontario Tel: 905. 371. 2406
Rev. Derek Rymarchuk and his wife Shelly have a strong commitment to serve the Lord: they have a strong desire to see people introduced to Jesus and His love. Derek studied theology for three years at Northeast Christian College in Fredericton, New Brunswick, later received a Bachelor of Theology degree in 1992 from International Seminary, and became an ordained minister in 1995. Derek has a genuine love for people: he is personable, caring and sensitive, in both the spiritual and interpersonal sense of the word. Rev. Derek Rymarchuk served for over ten years as the minister of Calvary Chapel, Niagara Falls. He is an enthusiastic, interactive preacher who likes to involve the congregation in his sermons; and his teaching is based on the Word of God with a focus on His desire for our lives. Rev. Derek reaches out to people by conducting weddings, baby dedications and funerals; he is involved in Christian youth ministry; he blends innovative and entrepreneurship with a solid grounding Christian scriptures and ethics; and he is lauded as being an excellent representative of his community. When called upon, Rev. Derek always goes to the aid of Project S.H.A.R.E., a multi service, non-profit agency that helps people that are living below the poverty line with basic needs, whether through fundraising, sponsoring programs or participating in food drives.
Proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ through Sovereign Lord Christian Ministries. Preaching and teaching the absolute sovereignty of God and absolute dependence on Jesus Christ, all solely to the glory of God. The ministry Mission is based on a theology of ministry that puts worship first and therein applies the two New Covenant laws of Christ (Matthew 22:37-40). The resulting ministry Vision includes both non-denominational, independent, bible based Bible and theology seminars, and Pastoral Ministries supporting believers, especially in change, transition or crisis.
Reverend Valetta Wile Centreville, Nova Scotia
Rev. Valetta Wile wholeheartedly appreciates what Jesus did for us on the cross. Valetta lives to "Be Christ like in everything you do". Her desire is to bring Christ into people's hearts. Rev. Valetta is thrilled to give her life to Christ as a servant of God, and balances service for God and people with serving her own family. God has blessed Valetta with a husband and two children. Valetta believes that one of the greatest gifts that God has given her is her ability to listen and to be a shoulder to cry on. The Lord is her strength and her help.
Valetta relates to different generations of people from the very young to the elderly, but she truly enjoys teaching children simple things about Jesus and the principles of being Christian because their faith is so pure and simple. Children believe: Jesus loves us! This is what we should ALL believe: Jesus loves us! This is the simple truth! The Bible says, "teach them the way and they will not turn from it when they are old." Valetta wants to play a part in making people realize who Jesus is and what he did for us. Valetta is the friend who listens; the big sister who cares deeply; and the selfless servant of God. Valetta thrives on simply relying on God's grace and trying to be Christ like in everything she does.