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The Formidable Wings Of A Gander

February 28, 2015

The wings of a bird readily suggest the gentle, protective qualities of God. In His "wings", we find security and safety. Yet these wings can convey a different image of God, which I realized one day while watching some Canada geese. It …( read more )

Wonders Of His Love

February 19, 2015

Late one night recently as I was taking the weekly garbage out, I looked up at the night sky. It was full of bright stars. I love this time of year because the skies at night are generally cloudless, so there is a vast array of planets, …( read more )

Empty Pews

March 30, 2014

I am blessed to attend two different churches; I attend one with my family on one Sunday and another on the next Sunday in my job as a direct support professional for adults with developmental disabilities. The two buildings are totally …( read more )

Covered By His Wings

September 14, 2013

In the spring and early summer, my homing pigeons sit on eggs and have young ones. I have had pigeons for many years now, and every year, I marvel again at the wonder of how they look after their young ones. Homing pigeons are amazing …( read more )

Mountain Top

May 31, 2012

A recent trip to the United States took us through some very beautiful country. Some of our travels took us on very long and straight highways, with views of rivers and distant towns. Our favourite part, though, took us off … (read more)

Light Of Revelation

December 2, 2009

During the holiday season, I especially enjoy sending old-fashioned greeting cards to family and friends as an expression of my faith. Since I am very selective about my choice in cards, I carefully take the opportunity to remind others about … (read more)

Fountain Of Life

August 26, 2009

My dad wrote many books about our hometown of Glasgow, Scotland. He used to go around the city taking photographs of buildings, monuments, and sculptures that he felt were important because of their history. He also wanted native Glaswegians to … (read more)

Wonderful Love

January 5, 2007

Sometimes on Sunday mornings, when all of our young families come to the front of the church, I sing old choruses with them. It always amazes me that some action songs that I learned as a child still captivate the … (read more)

The Pocket

May 16, 2005

I have a waterproof jacket that I wear to go walking and riding to work. I bought it for my birthday two years ago. It is lightweight and specifically made for the task. Consequently, I thought it rather atypical that, … (read more)

Cheerleading Championships

September 15, 2004

Several months ago, I attended the Power Athletic Cheerleading Competition for Western Canada at the new Physical Activity Complex on the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) campus in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Previously, I had witnessed such events only on … (read more)

Where's Your Little Dog?

July 3, 2004

Like so many others, after having had the experience of loving and losing two dogs to death through injury and old age, I'd vowed "never" to get another one. But after our second daughter went to university, I considered getting … (read more)

The Power of Light

March 13, 2004

Three brilliant, beautiful stained glass windows adorn the wall above the altar at the little church where we meet for Contemplative Prayer. Carefully crafted, the centre window holds Jesus at the door, knocking, lamp in hand. Facing the altar, the … (read more)

Go Deep

March 18, 2003

"Go deep into the medical record," my supervisor often told me. As a collector of oncology data, it was important to go deep into a person's medical history to find the truth. A note written many years ago about … (read more)

We Need More Light

March 5, 2002

As a guest on a talk show, the ophthalmologist was talking about the different diseases of the eye, and the conditions such as macular degeneration which occur naturally as we age. Arteriosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries as it is … (read more)

Grackles

July 2, 2000

I watched a family of grackles in my yard this morning. There was a mother, a father and four babies. The fledglings were almost full-grown, being the same size as the parents, but lacking the iridescent colouring of the adults. … (read more)

Before The Mountains Were Born, You Are God!

July 27, 1997

I finally got to live among hills, mountains actually, during our much anticipated family vacation in Alaska. For most of our holiday we were blessed with clear, crisp weather, allowing for fantastic visibility. On other days we were blessed with … (read more)

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