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An (Un)known Future

Jan 1, 2018

In the summer of this year, it will be 70 years since our parents left the Netherlands for an uncertain future in Canada. We crossed the ocean in a troop ship, and after ten days at sea, we arrived in Quebec City on July 29th, 1948. At …( read more )

Leaving Home

Feb 26, 2017

Are you packing and getting ready to leave home, or facing a big change in your life with a lot of uncertainty? I know something of what you are going through, because I am, too. I was supposed to be moving, but now I am told that this is …( read more )

Predictive Text

Dec 12, 2015

I learned to text, only to discover that the cell phone fancied itself a prophet. This is called predictive texting. Whenever I punched in a letter, it finished the word for me. Thus, I sent messages full of words like "spzxq". The last …( read more )

With God's Guidance

Jan 20, 2014

There are many such places in the Bible where God speaks to people directly, or through an angel, or by way of the Holy Spirit. But not all of us get such clear instructions. Let me explain. In December of 1966, the company that I worked …( read more )


Jul 18, 2009

I love the old Western movies, especially the ones that have wagons heading over the Oregon Trail. Those early pioneers of the west must have been amongst the bravest of souls on earth. To cross the wide Mississippi River and … (read more)

Don't Be Fenced In

Jun 5, 2006

Oh, give me land, lots of land under starry skies above, Don't fence me in. Let me ride through the wide open country that I love, Don't fence me in. Although intent on the pastor's message about God commanding Abram … (read more)

A Journey By Faith

Sep 14, 2002

I love to plan trips. Six months ahead, my husband and I start planning our vacation. We decide exactly where to go. Then, using our trip planner, we decide on the most desirable route. We can make reservations at the … (read more)

Stepping Out In Faith

Jan 10, 2001

I have chosen to host international students for the past twelve years. I have had young men from the Netherlands, Japan, Korea and Germany. Each of them came to stay with me through the Youth For Understanding programme. They came … (read more)

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