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Plans Of Life

September 1, 2012

I love to read those little italicized additions to verses of my Bible. The Bible version that I most enjoy is Zondervan's Amplified Bible. As we are instructed to read and study the Word throughout our lives, many stories, commandments, … (read more)

He Did It

April 3, 2012

I don't want to go. I don't want to even think about going. I know it's going to hurt. I don't care about how great it will be for others, I just know that I will suffer. Maybe for a … (read more)

Going Home

November 6, 2011

I have recently watched a few television shows about dying or death and what happens afterwards, ranging from the secular Dr. Oz to the spiritual 700 Club. We are all interested in it, even though we say that we don't … (read more)

Slow To Anger? – I'm Trying!

September 18, 2011

In the last year and a half, I have had a more difficult time dealing with my anger. They say — and I'm still trying to figure out who "they" are — that it's probably due to changes in my … (read more)

How Does He Do That?

September 2, 2011

I know that you are just as busy as I am. Do you ever not get to your prayer time or your time to be with the Lord daily? Although I know that if I start my day with my … (read more)

Six O'Clock News

March 1, 2011

I'm a newsaholic. It's not unusual for our TV to be on CNN in the middle of the day. But everything is different… Egypt, Yemen, Libya, Tunisia. The people are overthrowing their dictators, they are led by unknown people, and … (read more)

What Happened?

July 29, 2010

I was doing a financial report for our Presbyterian Women's group when indigestion started in my chest. I went to the kitchen to get some milk, and shortly after, the indigestion turned into pain with the inability to breathe. I … (read more)

It's Hard To Thank Him For Everything

October 9, 2000

As we in Canada sit around our bountiful tables this year on Thanksgiving Day, it's really easy to give God thanks. Can't you just see it — grandparents, parents, uncles and aunts, cousins, sons and daughters — all with our … (read more)

The Secret Of Answered Prayer

May 18, 1999

We live on the north shore of Lake Erie and for many summers enjoyed boating and the many water sports available to us. Growing up along this large body of water, one learns water safety early and also how to … (read more)

Vacations And Long Weekends

September 3, 1998

The words from our text in Ecclesiastes (which means Preacher) were written by Solomon about 1000 years before Christ was born, but I am glad I remember them today. The principle of slowing down "to enjoy the good of all … (read more)

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