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It's A Squirrel's Life

March 18, 2017

Our backyard with its many trees is a heaven for squirrels. I enjoy watching the squirrels frolic high up in the black walnut branches. I imagine the squirrel's view from high up in the trees. From there, the neighbourhood dogs are of no …( read more )

God's Word In Art

October 18, 2015

I have lately developed the habit of looking at the stained glass windows in the different churches that I visit. There is a great variety of them, and I am amazed at the different biblical scenes and symbols which are displayed in the …( read more )

A New Roof

September 20, 2015

It was during the winter, when we had accumulated a lot of snow on the roof, that I noticed a leak in the room where my computer was set up. I called our handyman right away to come and shovel our roof. After he was finished, I noticed …( read more )

Valentine's Chocolates

February 14, 2015

I was a Valentine's Day baby. Thus, every year, my father brought home two boxes of chocolates in heart-shaped boxes, one for my mother, and one for me. How my child's heart loved him for that heart filled with sweets! Fast forward to the …( read more )

Parting The Heavens

June 26, 2014

A few weeks ago, my husband and I saw two adorable fledglings in our neighbour's back yard. Their nest was built on top of a ladder that was located under his grapevine trellis. While we were admiring the baby birds, two robins, not far …( read more )

A Mighty Fortress

October 31, 2013

As those of you who now live, have lived, or have travelled in Europe will know, there are many castles and fortresses there, having been built many centuries ago. Some are well maintained and open to the public, while others are in ruins. …( read more )

Dark Night To Dock

July 1, 2012

When fireworks are displayed in our town on the Canada Day long weekend, they are set off from a barge across our lake, and we view them from our boat. On one recent occasion, my husband and the boys decided … (read more)

Candle Of The Son

January 11, 2010

While walking through a dark passage of my life, a deeply stressful time with a lot of uncertainty, many years ago, God personally spoke to me through the words of today's verse in Psalm 18. These words filled my heart … (read more)

My High Tower

May 14, 2009

A televised interview with a United States congresswoman caught my attention when she mentioned her concern about an international movement considering the possibility of a global currency. The book of Genesis records an instance in which inhabitants throughout the known … (read more)

Down The Yellow Line

January 10, 2009

The best decision would have been to stay home, but the young tend to think they're invincible. This was our thinking, when with friends, I found myself navigating our way to a late evening sports practice twenty minutes out of … (read more)

Doing Our Best In The Worst Of Times

August 8, 2008

As I had not submitted any devotionals to Daily for some time and I decided to do so, I glanced back over the most recent ones which I had forwarded. I came across two which I thought were interesting, and … (read more)

Dreaping Walls

June 28, 2008

Have you ever dreaped a wall? "Dreap" is an old Irish word which means to climb, and the action required by dreaping is to run as fast as you can towards a wall, leap high into the air, and try … (read more)

Self-Help Books

January 1, 2008

Have you ever read any of the self-help books? I heard that these books make up the majority of books sold today. Many of them are for people like me, who have a hard time adapting to the new ways … (read more)

Submit

July 23, 2007

Every month, I order a product online. At first, it was a learning experience to know what to do, what to click on, and what not to click on. Each time became easier and easier. Then one day, the company … (read more)

Traffic

May 12, 2007

I was amazed one day as I was going for a walk. I saw a medium-sized dog wanting to cross the street. It was a very busy six-lane street, one of the busiest in our city. He stood and watched … (read more)

My Match Collection

June 23, 2005

Years ago, when smoking was prevalent, restaurants usually had a container of free matches at the checkout till for a package or two to be given to or taken by their customers. It was good advertising. Every time you lit … (read more)

Lights

January 6, 2005

On Mondays, I start work at lunchtime and continue until 9:00 p.m. I try not to leave my getting ready to the last minute, because I like to arrive at work without being in a state of stress. However, I … (read more)

Have You Personalized Your Bible?

January 1, 2005

I was quietly sitting in church next to a little boy, when he proudly showed me his new Bible. He showed me that he had written his name in the flyleaf. I suggested, "Perhaps you should put your telephone number … (read more)

A Firm Foundation

October 4, 2004

Our neighbours have a lovely log house on the river. Unfortunately, they are situated in a spot where the river curves, and, over the past few years, a lot of erosion has taken place in the spring when the river … (read more)

Time And Space

May 14, 2004

Several years ago, I ran into an acquaintance in the middle of what is usually a busy mall. We'd not seen each other in awhile, and we started in talking right away, as there were a few things we wanted … (read more)

Albatross

January 20, 2004

When travelling in southern New Zealand near Dunedin, my husband and I went to see the royal albatross colony. These rare birds make their home on a rocky cliff at Taiaroa Head. According to the guidebook, it is "the only … (read more)

Wide Steps

November 3, 2002

Our home is perched on a hillside, overlooking a lovely, quiet body of water. Until this summer, to reach our basement or to proceed to the lake's calm shore, we have always had to pick our way carefully down that … (read more)

And The Skies Are Not Cloudy All Day

October 28, 2000

When I was little, one of our favourite songs, especially around the campfire, was Home on the Range. Even when one couldn't remember each verse, cups of cocoa or coffee in hand, bodies swaying, the words of the chorus were … (read more)

Walking Us Through Our Troubles

July 28, 2000

Anyone with a computer, especially a beginner, knows the importance and value of their server and support staff. I'm not what one would call computer-literate, and although I can figure out some things on my own, it is easier when … (read more)

Changing The Outcome

February 4, 2000

Several years ago, I learned a technique to help others when they are troubled by recurring dreams involving memories of situations that have troubling or sad endings. It encompasses, in part, a form of visualization. Instead of immediately getting up … (read more)

A Spacious Place

August 9, 1999

I like now and then to go to visit one of the old Anglo-Irish stately homes — a big house with spacious walled-in parkland. There's a sense of ease and contentment just walking about admiring the scenery, wondering at the … (read more)

Giving God the Pieces

March 26, 1999

One day, my wife and I were busy tidying the kitchen when she reached into a cabinet and accidentally elbowed a glass. It careened to the floor and smashed into what seemed like a million pieces. Our cleaning project came … (read more)

Where Have You Been?

January 2, 1999

Every once in a while, I like to sit at the rear of the ferry, looking back at where we've been. I like to see the place I've left gradually get smaller in the distance; to watch the way the … (read more)

Protect Me, O God

July 31, 1997

For God alone I wait in silence as I meditate on his Word. What is he going to say to me? What is he going to do in me? To be silent is usually the hard part. Some of us … (read more)

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