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The Undo Button

January 3, 2017

What a glorious day it was when I discovered the undo button on my computer! "Undo" is a command in many computer programs that allows us to undo almost anything that we have done. With a click on the button, I can undo my last action or …( read more )

France Weeps

July 16, 2016

During the 1970s, the pipeline engineering firm for which I worked had a big contract with a French firm, and we had two offices in Paris. As head of the financial division of our firm, I made many trips to our offices. One evening, on the …( read more )

His Eyes

April 18, 2015

His eyes never leave me. He follows my every movement. Wherever I go, he quickly moves out ahead of me and keeps checking to see if I am following after him. All of this takes place because he loves me. He is my dog, Sparky. One day, I …( read more )

The World Or Heaven?

December 28, 2014

For many years, I went down the path of setting worldly goals and making New Year's resolutions, some of which were short-lived and left me feeling defeated when I inevitably failed. There were goals that I reached, but these achievements …( read more )

Off The Cliff

July 5, 2014

Let me start off with some home truths. First and foremost, I am a klutz. Secondly, I really procrastinate when it comes to making a decision and taking action. I have been pondering awhile on completing and submitting a meditation to …( read more )

An Outing

October 15, 2013

On a sunny spring afternoon a few years ago, I took a drive around my new neighbourhood, on roads unfamiliar to a newcomer. Nevertheless, I enjoyed my outing in the farm country where more fields opened to the view, with farm houses a …( read more )

A Musical Crescendo

March 3, 2013

Let us look in on the Plaza de Sant Roc de Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain. There stands a man with his bass fiddle poised to start playing his instrument. A young girl approaches the man's hat on the ground and drops in a coin. The man draws …( read more )

My Kitty Lets Me Love Her

March 27, 2012

As I write this, it is winter, and the first thing I do every morning is to put wood in the fireplace. While I am doing so, my kitty stands at my feet and meows. I have come to know … (read more)

Spiritual Skates

February 5, 2012

My walks take me by a skating rink, and I enjoy watching the young and old pleasure skating to music that swells from speakers. A young one who barely walks is in good form with small skates and loving hands … (read more)

The Harness Of God

September 16, 2011

Twice each day, my dog Gabby will come to me with bated breath, wanting her walk around the community. However because of her breed, (part Australian Shepherd and part Beagle), she requires a harness. This is because cattle dogs are … (read more)

My Hiding Place

July 27, 2010

I enjoy a measure of aloneness. I greatly desire to return constantly to my private place where I am most comfortably free to be myself — to think things through, speak my thoughts aloud. Yes, I can come to my … (read more)

New Beginnings

September 5, 2008

The fall has arrived and a new school year has begun. For many, this is a year of new challenges, with a new grade, new friends, new surroundings, and an opportunity to make a new impression — a new beginning! … (read more)

Count Your Blessings

August 22, 2007

I have talked to many people who say that while God is the first person to Whom they turn for comfort and for help in bad times, they have a harder time remembering to thank God for all of the … (read more)

In My Father's Footsteps

July 27, 2007

I remember a song called Me and My Shadow. I was my father's shadow. Every Friday evening, we would go for groceries. Often we would have to walk because the car was not working yet again. We did the same … (read more)

Many Voices

March 28, 2006

Driving through strange cities usually keeps me on edge, since I have a poor sense of direction. Coming home through Quesnel, a small city in central British Columbia, Canada, I was watching for the familiar turn. A very clear voice … (read more)

A Hiding Place

February 20, 2006

Do you ever get the feeling that you want to run away from all of your responsibilities and go hide somewhere? I did that when I was twelve. Things in my home were unbearable, so I decided to run away. … (read more)

Lost?

February 9, 2005

There I was, driving down Keele Street, nearly late for an appointment, but sure that I could find the cemetery to take that one remaining photograph before I went on. I was sure of the location; I had been there … (read more)

God's Protection

August 17, 2004

A female cat started coming to our house, back in March 2003. She was pregnant and gave birth to three kittens in May that year. My family and I started feeding her and her kittens. Even though they were not … (read more)

Why Was He Hiding?

December 27, 2003

I was new at the church that Sunday, having only been in the area for a month, so I didn't know why the small boy who was sitting ahead of me was being so uncooperative. For the entire pre-service, he … (read more)

Time

February 23, 2003

Do you ever have enough time? Some people have too little time, like the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland. Some people have both too much and not enough, depending on their priorities towards things like television and washing up. … (read more)

Look Up, Look Waaay Up!

April 26, 2001

Beginning in the 'seventies, there was a half-hour children's programme on television called The Friendly Giant. He was a much-beloved soul, with his warm and gentle manner, letting down the drawbridge and inviting the kids to come into his castle, … (read more)

Walking Alongside My Master

November 22, 2000

When I leave my house to take my dog out for a walk, he pulls on the lead like crazy. He is just so very excited at going out and getting exercise, it is very hard to hold on. In … (read more)

Spiritual Wisdom Teeth

August 30, 1999

Every morning, I floss between my teeth, rinse and then brush my teeth. I brush them very vigorously and also massage my gums at the same time. I go through this routine faithfully every day. If I didn't go through … (read more)

The Surprise

June 14, 1999

I purchased a special surprise for our daughter and son for Valentine's Day. "Valentino" is a special beanie baby bear that Stephanie wanted, and it was difficult to find this gift. I thought our son would be equally pleased with … (read more)

Emotional Healing

January 7, 1999

During a time in my life when I was in a whirlwind of emotional pain and confusion, and wanting so much to do whatever it took to find release and direction, a friend came alongside me and kept pouring truth … (read more)

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