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Eyes On Him

November 29, 2006

It was a few days before Christmas 1975, when my brother Ron and I set out on a four-hour auto trip to pick up a car his father-in-law had given as a gift. My brother was noticeably excited about taking … (read more)

Faithful Servant

October 12, 2006

In the 1970s, I had a wonderful relationship with George — my 1969 Dodge Dart, a two-door hardtop with a slant six engine. George always started easily and never stalled, yet he wasn't the perfect car. He wasn't dressed with … (read more)

New Life

April 17, 2006

Although it was early in the growing season, the trees in the garden were dressed in their full summer greens. Most of the flower beds were filled with a variety of interesting plants, and blossoms of vivid colours accented the … (read more)

The Cost Of A Gift

December 27, 2005

She was dressed in shabby clothes, with a blanket across her lap. Her long thin fingers, rough and red from the winter's cold, clutched a small can filled with pencils. Every work day, this lady, perhaps in her thirties, sat … (read more)

An Empty Shell

October 16, 2005

A small century-old abandoned church was tucked in a corner of a field, partially surrounded by a barbed-wire fence. There was no road leading to it, no welcoming signs, yet I felt drawn to it. Although its grey metal roof … (read more)

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