Search Results for: "Proverbs 12:"

Gossip, Slander, And Lies

May 11, 2018

I have always liked classical, operetta, and opera music. When I was young, we did not have access to it, other than what we may have heard on the radio occasionally. But when we moved to Vienna, Austria, that great capital of the music …( read more )

Truth Or Consequences

July 27, 2016

In the 1970s, we moved our European/Middle East head office to London, England. We had some big projects on the go, and we were in need of a payroll person to calculate the weekly and monthly payroll for all our employees, both in the …( read more )

Naming The Animals

June 25, 2015

When spring finally arrived, I went out to the garden with some fresh water for my box turtle that had emerged safe and sound from her hibernation spot. But I was surprised to discover that she had company – three adorable baby …( read more )

Taming The Wild

March 4, 2015

Over the past few years, I have attended three live animal programs. These shows included presentations by air, land, and sea animals. I saw everything from camels to mice responding obediently to the voice of their trainers. One of my …( read more )

Words

February 19, 2012

The words we speak to one another are very powerful, and at times, we toss them about carelessly. I was recently on the receiving end of careless words tossed my way. The words that were spoken to me attacked my … (read more)

Yuck!

January 31, 2011

My collie, Tasha, suffered from severe allergies, which meant following a disciplined course of diet and medication for most of her life. The medicine was not pleasant. I could almost see her go "Yuck!" every time she swallowed it. There … (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)

The Whale's Predicament

September 28, 2007

The whale had followed a delectable small fish called a capelin into the inlet. The lighthouse keeper told us that he was "beached" in shallow water until something led him back out to sea. Our tour group stood watching the … (read more)

Our Neighbour's Guide

July 27, 2004

My friend, Connie, shared how lonely she was when she first moved to a new town, and how she had a special neighbour who cultivated a warm friendship over the first few months after she arrived. Connie went on to … (read more)

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