Search Results for: "Ecclesiastes 11:"

A Mother's Love

May 11, 2014

My first job was in a Christian organization. Even though I didn't know the Lord, I worked at this agency for nine years. It was here that I met my husband to be, and we were married at the church across the road. The man I married had …( read more )

Oh! Glorious Sonrise

April 8, 2012

There is something glorious about a sunrise. Like everything else in this world, God made it for our pleasure. I cannot begin to describe the breathtaking beauty of the colours and patterns some mornings as they dance and radiate across … (read more)

The Swan Pond

January 28, 2012

Some of the simplest joys that I can remember of living in Scotland were the times when Evelyn and I would take our two daughters to Culzean Castle to feed the birds at the Swan Pond. It was always wonderful … (read more)

A Word To The Whys

January 15, 2012

English was always my favourite subject, though sometimes a teacher or two could be a bit challenging. (Admittedly, we students were probably challenging at times!) Such was one teacher we had in Grade 8. When asked a question, he often … (read more)

Watching The Wind

August 29, 2005

In the late summer and fall, hurricanes and tropical disturbances blow into the southern United States. Many times when these hurricanes are approaching, school is dismissed, meetings planned for weeks are called off, and our one thought is of preparing … (read more)

The Perfect Time

May 24, 2005

During our working years, my husband and I were weekend gardeners. Saturday was the only day we had the opportunity to plant our seeds. Many of our friends planted by the signs in the almanac — convinced that Irish potatoes … (read more)

The Harvest Is Pleasurable

April 27, 2004

I started teaching church school at the age of eighteen, and continued teaching children for many years. I have been fortunate to watch my earlier students grow up and become productive citizens in the community and leaders in their churches. … (read more)

Encouragement

April 12, 2002

Today's scripture, written by King Solomon, appears near the end of a work that, quite honestly, contains many discouraging words. In his writings, Solomon continually states that he sees much of life as vanity, as meaningless, or as a chasing … (read more)

In The Eyes Of The Beholder

April 1, 2000

Do you know that God knew you even before you were born? He formed each one as He wanted. He is the Potter and we are the clay. Each one of us is a precious child of God, a masterpiece, … (read more)

God's Light And "Sonshine"

June 4, 1999

As I stood in the kitchen today I looked out the window at the trees in my view. One tall stately tree was lit up by the reflection of the setting sun. It looked radiant and made me think of … (read more)

Bread On The Waters

May 25, 1998

I've always thought of today's verse in much the same terms as throwing a bottle with a message in it into the ocean, to see if and where someone would find it. And there's a spiritual analogy to that. Because … (read more)

Search again:

Switch to our mobile site