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Over And Over And Over…

August 9, 2015

As I was reading the fourth and last chapter of the book of Jonah, I started thinking about how much like Jonah we all tend to be. Jonah was upset at the fact that the people of Nineveh did not get punished for their sins the way that he …( read more )

The Hidden Message

November 28, 2007

Creating table decorations for various events at my local church is something I really enjoy doing. My interest in the plants of the Bible and their symbolism helps me to create a hidden message and provide an element of surprise. … (read more)

The Robin

June 6, 2007

My parents had a problem with some mice that made holes in their garden furniture. So they set up a mousetrap alongside where the foam-cushioned chairs were stored in the shed. A robin, however, managed to get to sample the … (read more)

Jaundiced Jonah

June 23, 2006

When I was a boy, I was very moody at times and would go into a huff at the drop of a hat. Usually, it happened on the soccer fields close to my home. Whenever the opposing team, which was … (read more)

The Lost Cockatiel (1)

January 7, 2004

One Sunday afternoon last October, a lady came to the door, trying to get rid of a lost cockatiel, which had lit on her shoulder as she walked along. While we put a free "Found" ad in the local paper, … (read more)

Get Off The Tracks!

May 29, 2002

A sunny Saturday morning in March was the first time in eleven years of walking with my dog that I'd forgotten to bring a bag or two to pick up after her. Rather than go back home, I reversed my … (read more)

Unforgiving Jonah

May 5, 2000

As I was driving along the highway one day, a white sports car came barrelling up behind me at a tremendous pace and swung out to pass. I was driving a little over the speed limit myself, but the teenager … (read more)

The Good In Anger

September 21, 1997

Anger is not necessarily sin. Anger is not the problem as Jesus cleanses the temple. The problem is what we do with the anger we feel. Jonah had the other kind of anger – the kind that was going to … (read more)

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