• Kevin Smith

    Kevin Smith is a gift planning consultant for Anglican East NL. He can be contacted at 709 739-5667 or by email.


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Denise Rees: A Glowing Example of Witnessing

Over the past 22 years I have been blessed to encounter some marvellous individuals who have contributed significantly to their church. One such individual was

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The Virtue of Gratitude

“Thanksgiving Day is a good day to recommit our energies to giving thanks and just giving.” This quote by gospel singer Amy Grant kind of

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Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late

When a person dies, it is a sad occasion. Family members have to come to grips with carrying on living without their loved one and

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While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Remember that song written in the 60’s by Beatles member George Harrison? The  words convey his dismay at the world’s unrealized potential for universal love. 

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Bequests Out of The Blue

Many parishes have no idea who has a bequest in their will for the church. In my experience, this is indeed the case and we

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A Legacy of Bishop Feild

What a story and what a legacy! I have just completed Bishop Geoff Peddle’s book, “The Church of England Orphanage in Newfoundland: 1855-1969.” The well

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“If Only”

“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” – Mother Theresa Happy New Year, everyone! 2022. Who knows

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50 Ways To Leave Your Legacy

My colleague from Vancouver, Glen Mitchell, tried this approach a number of years ago and I thought it would be fun to have a go

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