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The Cough

June 12, 2013

I got a scare the other night. I was outside throwing scraps into the chicken yard when I heard the strangest sound. I stopped what I was doing. I listened. I heard it again, and then again. It was coming from the main corral. *What is …( read more )

Why Go To Church?

May 11, 2013

It was a windy Sunday morning to walk the few blocks to church. The wind was against me as if trying to keep me from getting ahead. Debris was flying all around, and the wind's fury tried to pick me up every step of the way. Having some …( read more )

Easter Morning Wake-Up Call

April 9, 2012

On Easter morning in 1981, our clock radio came on about four o'clock, and a woman's voice said, "Let His joy fill your heart like a springtime sun." I quickly turned off the radio and offered some undesirable comments as … (read more)

Scenes Of Wonder

December 4, 2011

This will be the sixth year that our church has presented "Scenes of Wonder" — a display of over two hundred cr

Lofty Mountain Grandeur

July 26, 2010

Throughout the Daily Devotional tour of central Europe and the Oberammergau Passion Play, I noticed that I was conscious of being constantly in prayer, the way I feel I always ought to be. Often, I found myself looking at my … (read more)

A Time To Be Born

June 6, 2010

Because I'm intolerant of wasted time, in the past, I didn't handle well being let down in agreed arrangements or any other time-broken promises, especially those without any prior notice. It's the wasted waiting time that I objected to most. … (read more)

Set In Stone

September 25, 2009

When asked about your future plans, have you ever used this reply: "Well, nothing's set in stone"? This is the equivalent of saying, "Not yet. But I have some ideas." Or "I've started to make arrangements, but there's still a … (read more)

Children By Adoption

October 23, 2008

At my son and daughter-in-law's home, my husband and I and her parents waited excitedly and patiently for the arrival of our new granddaughter. My son and his wife had waited four years to adopt a child. Now the blessed … (read more)

Small Fish In Jelly Jars

June 3, 2008

When I was a child, I used to love visiting Springburn Park in Glasgow, Scotland. It had three massive ponds, full of sticklebacks, minnows, and perch. The park was about three miles from my home, and, during the long days … (read more)

Victim? Or Victor!

November 9, 2007

We live in a world where fear seems to be the motivator! Terrorism, bomb threats, super bugs — the list goes on. We are bombarded with fears in the news, the Internet, and the newspapers. No wonder there are days … (read more)

God's Love For A Mother

May 13, 2007

I remember when I first felt the love of God. I was at a turning point in my life, sort of: my daughter was a baby, and it had suddenly struck me that I had a little girl in my … (read more)

Fear

August 18, 2006

During the course of the day, students ask me to help them to use the software and hardware in my computer area. I attempt, by my professional application, to engender a sense of peace and quiet confidence within myself and … (read more)

Praise The Lord

July 4, 2005

We have just returned home from the 150th year celebration of a little village in south-western Ontario. We joined others for a parade, the official opening, band performances, and a community dinner. The parade consisted of antique and new cars, … (read more)

Time Management

January 3, 1999

Over nine months our family watched cancer creep through my mother's body, defying all treatments. Mom tried to be strong for us. She fought against the disease because we wanted her to live. One day just before she died my … (read more)

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