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Harbingers Of Good News

October 20, 2017

I miss my homing pigeons. I miss seeing them flying around the property, walking on the lawn, or sitting on the loft sunning themselves. I miss feeding them twice a day and just looking after them. After we returned from 20 years away from …( read more )

Waiting

January 31, 2017

Life is all about waiting: waiting for people, waiting for an appointment, waiting in traffic, or waiting in line. Well, you get the idea. These days, people are waiting for spring. When we were kids, we had to wait to get to our summer …( read more )

Can These Bones Live?

May 23, 2015

My dog, Sparky, and I went down The Trail for the first time this spring. It was a mild, sunny day, so different from the frigid weather that we had been having for the previous several months. He pranced and danced along happily, as I …( read more )

Rabbit In The Kitchen

November 14, 2011

Many years ago, the morning that my daughter found her rabbit, George, hunched up, staring reproachfully at his frozen water bottle, was the day winter officially began in our home. George, a Netherland Dwarf, had the temperament of a mini … (read more)

The Dove Found No Rest

August 7, 2010

I used to be the worst of those restless people. My watchword was "Let's just get it done!" At times, even getting things done yesterday was "nuisance late" for my preferred schedule. Yes, I was one of those overly-exacting eager … (read more)

Seasons Of Growth

March 23, 2010

Living in New Brunswick, Canada, we are certainly well acquainted with the seasons. Every season brings with it its own unique beauty. While I may complain about the cold winter weather (more so since getting older) and scooping the snow, … (read more)

Peaceful Dove

September 14, 2009

Several years ago, my eldest son participated in a secular film project which involved the making of a video montage based on the theme of diversity. As a Christian witness, my son wrote a poem inspired by Colossians 3:12-14 entitled, … (read more)

Heat And Cold

April 20, 2009

Every winter, I have struggled with a cold home. I put up plastic to break the wind blowing across my front porch, and also over the inside of leaky windows. I bought heavy liners for my window curtains. I blocked … (read more)

Creation

April 3, 2006

We recently went on a spring trip to the southwest part of the United States. Here in Canada, we were still in the stages of a very early spring. Snow still dotted our countryside and was never far out of … (read more)

The Pear Trees

April 29, 2005

The sun is shining brightly. Soft, gentle winds are blowing through the trees. Tulips are popping out in brilliant reds and yellows. I drive down a street near our house where there are dozens of pear trees all adorned in … (read more)

Springtime

April 2, 2005

The trees were still barren from their winter dormancy. Leaves that had drifted down in the fall were scattered across the lawn. Some had embedded themselves between rocks and logs that encircled flower beds. Then one morning, we looked out … (read more)

Time

February 23, 2003

Do you ever have enough time? Some people have too little time, like the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland. Some people have both too much and not enough, depending on their priorities towards things like television and washing up. … (read more)

Forever The Same

June 29, 2002

As I walked around the block recently, it occurred to me, as someone who is closer to the end than the beginning of life, how I have changed my horizons. I have always prepared, planned ahead, and looked to the … (read more)

Remembering

May 17, 1999

For most of us, remembering is a nostalgic recollection of events that surprised, warmed or worried us. Smells create instant sensations of comfort or caution. We recall wonderful events in our past, and suddenly remember things we promised to do. … (read more)

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