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Strange Signs

April 23, 2016

In the past few years, people all over the world have heard mysterious noises: a groaning, scraping, rumbling noise, or that of a long trumpet blast — not the modern trumpet that we're familiar with today, but like a ram's horn, or …( read more )

A Man Called Stephen

May 18, 2015

Recently, I was inspired by a television Bible study on persecution presented by Hal Lindsey, an evangelist/teacher who focuses on biblical prophecy. Hal made an interesting comparison between what went on in the early church and the …( read more )

Heed The Warnings

February 26, 2014

It seems that this winter has brought storms and weather in severity that some places haven't seen before, or for many years. The Great Lakes in North America contain one-fifth of the world's fresh water. For the first time in decades, …( read more )

Look Up!

May 24, 2011

When we tell someone to look up, we are encouraging them to have a positive attitude, boosting their morale, and reminding them not to give up when the going gets rough. We look up to read the road signs to … (read more)

A Way Out

April 9, 2010

The Olympic and Paralympic Games held in our province are now history. And whether people had tickets to games or were among those of us who just were able to experience the experience, there will be endless stories to tell. … (read more)

Sparrow Hawk

October 4, 2007

Outside the large window of the croft where we stayed, the birds twittered and played on the short grass by the meadow. I searched to find the source of a chirping sound that emanated from underneath our car, parked out … (read more)

The Listening Place

October 9, 2003

Birdwood Nature Center is located north of Tallahassee, Florida, USA, just inside Georgia. It has 565 acres of wildflower meadow, old-field pine, hardwood forest, ponds, and swamps — all home to a myriad of birds and other wildlife. Open year-round, … (read more)

Perseverance

June 4, 2003

I met him in Mexico at the Ruins of Teotihuacan, just as we entered the archaeological restorations. He was selling statuettes of the sun god, made of obsidian stone, and tablecloths made from the agave plant. He followed me, all … (read more)

The Best Investment You'll Ever Make

August 13, 2002

In the world of investing, a contrarion is someone who invests in what is currently out of favour. When a valuable commodity or an industry becomes unpopular, contrarion investors buy, and then wait patiently for their investment to pay off, … (read more)

Looking Forward

November 30, 2001

Driving home from our Presbytery meeting the other day, our group pulled up behind a car with a pumpkin windsock flapping about on the end of its radio antenna. Obviously, the driver was celebrating autumn. A little further on, we … (read more)

I Am Comforted

October 18, 2001

September 11, 2001: "The day the world changed." The words ring in my ears, terror in North America! I study the faces in the airport lounge as they stare in disbelief at the pictures on the full-sized television screen. No … (read more)

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