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From The Lips Of Children — And Adults

January 4, 2017

While I was eating lunch with my sister-in-law and her little lad about three-and-a-half years of age, my sister-in-law's phone rang, and she left the table to answer. Just then, the little lad finished his bowl of spaghetti and cheese, …( read more )

Hearing God

March 6, 2016

This morning, I stood in front of my patio windows witnessing the sunrise. I was overcome with the sense of God's power, and I felt profoundly privileged as the colours changed and the sun glistened on the snow. For the past three weeks, …( read more )

An Attitude Of Gratitude

March 22, 2015

One winter evening many years ago, when I was in active ministry, we held Bible studies in my home, the church manse, where we read the Bible, prayed, and shared. We often finished our time together with the Lord's Prayer. We gathered in …( read more )

The Move

September 6, 2012

Our son is now unemployed and homeless. A recent university graduate with big dreams and empty pockets, he was facing one of life's crossroads: return home or stay put — security versus opportunity. The scenic university town had captured his … (read more)

Beautiful

October 23, 2011

I have a sweet friend who always makes negative, unkind comments about herself. I look at her, smile, and respond, "Don't say bad things about my friend!" How many times do you hear someone making negative, disparaging comments about the … (read more)

Waves Of Joy

March 21, 2010

One of my fondest memories of Easter morning took place at the seashore. It happened when I was pastor to the Scottish fishing village of Dunure. At 8:00 a.m. each Easter, the villagers gathered outside the Kennedy Hall to praise … (read more)

A Thousand Generations

April 25, 2007

They say that a new generation is born about every 20 to 25 years. This may mean that in any given century, four to five generations of one family are born. In the twentieth century, my grandfather was born in … (read more)

Priorities

February 9, 2007

First thing in the morning when I arise, I want to dash to the computer and read my e-mail. I want to see who has written. It could be a sibling; it could be a friend; it could be an … (read more)

The Beauty Of Silent Music

November 6, 2006

Recently, I attended a women's conference. This was my first time attending such an event. After getting myself comfortable in the auditorium, I made sure that I had an unobstructed view and that I was comfortable for the evening. As … (read more)

While I Walk

February 19, 2003

It is mid-morning. While I walk, I smell the freshness of the fog, and see the early buds beginning to burst. While I walk past a window, someone is sitting at a desk, poring over a pile of papers. I … (read more)

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