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Be Open To God

July 18, 2017

Recently, I had the opportunity to worship in one of the churches that my mother and I used to visit together. It was an early morning service, and the small church — no more than a chapel, really — was nearly empty when I arrived. I …( read more )

The Pre-Dawn

April 15, 2016

We all have triggers. A cubicle adjacent to my work area was kept intentionally unkempt. It became increasingly overgrown with open boxes, to the point that it would encumber my own workspace. Some would question me about it as if it were …( read more )

Night Light

January 21, 2015

When our sons were much younger, they would enjoy the trips that we took that led us past the Lester B. Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. One runway in particular runs parallel with the highway, and if we were …( read more )

Let Go And Move On

July 29, 2013

I remember saying those words to someone quite some time ago: "Let go and move on." In other words, let go of your past and start afresh. Sometimes, words are easier said than done, and sometimes, it is very hard to let go of the past. …( read more )

Beyond The Curtain

April 5, 2011

Several months ago, I had the opportunity to see a spectacular live presentation of the biblical play, "Joseph", at the Sight and Sound Theatre in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA. When I arrived at the theatre, it was announced that the … (read more)

Will Power

September 12, 2008

There is a cute commercial running on television right now. It features a gal munching down on a bag of cookies. Mighty Will Power shows up to save her from herself. (Let me say that he is one puny-looking superhero!) … (read more)

Encouraging Others In Their Faith

August 6, 2006

I felt strongly led to visit Kathy on our way to Oregon. She was the youngest daughter of my friend Lillian, who had lived across the street from me. I had watched Lillian's eight other children grow up and had … (read more)

Faces (3)

December 3, 1997

Sometimes it is necessary to "harden our faces," as it were, against what is wrong in a multitude of guises. The love of God does not tolerate evil, nor does he expect his people to. But we need to be … (read more)

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