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Optimism And Pessimism

November 24, 2014

The day came to seek consultation for a lingering health issue that is not of the life-and-death category, but is nevertheless disabling and life-changing, causing limitations. Arthritis is well known to many who silently suffer in its …( read more )

Taking The Robin's Lead

May 25, 2009

Most days, as I walk through the gully which has a series of stairs, trails, and bridges behind our home, invariably, a robin flies before me, stops, and waits until I almost reach the point where it has stopped, then … (read more)

The Fall Of A Sparrow

February 15, 2009

Recently, I made the tough and painful decision to put my beloved dog, Ally, to sleep. This was one of the hardest things I ever had to do, as I struggled with feelings of guilt and doubt about taking a … (read more)

Absence Of Light

December 1, 2007

As my daughter and I wait for her bus in the morning before school, we often play with shadows. She tries to make her shadow look taller than mine. We step on each other's shadows. Our shadows do what we … (read more)

Carry Your Sword

April 30, 2007

Recently, I had to go into a Provincial Court building. Not thinking ahead about the security measures now in place, I was not quite prepared for what awaited me. I arrived, and when I took a look around, I thought … (read more)

The Greatest Churchman I Ever Knew

August 2, 2003

My mom's father, the Reverend James C. Madison, was close to 80 when he died, eight years ago. For many years, Grandpa had served faithfully as a minister in North Carolina, Mississippi, and Louisiana, USA, and was one of the … (read more)

Do You Listen To Your Pet?

June 16, 1998

Eight years ago, when our eldest daughters were off to university, I broke down and got another dog. We had been "dogless" for five years, and this one was to be for our younger daughter, "to keep her company". It … (read more)

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