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Gray Power

February 11, 2016

From reading the Daily devotionals, I have come to the conclusion that some of the authors and probably a great number of the readers are people of advanced years. I am one of them. I have done a variety of tasks in the churches that we …( read more )

The Palm Tree

November 7, 2015

For many years, I lived in the Coachella Valley, located in the Sonoran Colorado Desert of southeastern California, USA. Due to the warm, year-round climate, various varieties of palm trees grow in the valley. Most of the palms grow …( read more )

It's All Good

April 5, 2013

Over the years, there have been a lot of different clichés that everyone likes to use. One I've noticed lately is "It's all good" — which got me to thinking about what the Bible says is good. (All quotations are from the NKJV.) – It is …( read more )

Joyful Christians

August 11, 2012

A few weeks ago, we were privileged to hear an African children's choir sing. The joy that these children exhibited and their love for Jesus were quite contagious and very uplifting! Since then, we hosted a couple of young men … (read more)

God's Gift Of Music And Song

February 21, 2012

Recently, we have been recalling the great earthquake in Haiti that caught the eyes and the ears of the world two years ago. At the time, one of the moving images on the television screen that captivated my attention concerned … (read more)

My Best Christmas Present

December 8, 2011

I can remember when I was a youngster that the first thing I would do when I visited my grandpa, with my parents, was to go to his closet where he kept his guitar. Sitting and strumming that instrument often … (read more)

God's Marvellous Love And Grace

May 11, 2011

After a few weeks of repeatedly throwing kitchen peelings, food scraps, waste, and various animal manures on the top of the other rotting vegetation on my compost heap, it is frequently necessary to open up the heap to merge the … (read more)

Peanut Butter And Other Joyous Things

November 20, 2008

When my son Isaac was only two years old, every morning, I would ask him what he wanted for breakfast, and he would shout, "Peanut butter!" And when I said "Yes", he would jump around the kitchen yelling "Yeah, peanut … (read more)

Everyone Now, Sing Along!

January 14, 2008

Once a month during the cold season, a group of us get together in one of our churches for a potluck supper and an impromptu sing-along. The supper goodies are delicious, and then two or three people tune up their … (read more)

You Are Never Too Old

March 21, 2007

In the library, I came across a book on antiques. It was filled with pictures of old furniture and other antique items. Below the pictures were the dollar values. Some articles were highly priced; others were not. Their value as … (read more)

Pickles In Perspective

October 8, 2006

It was Thanksgiving, and our family was travelling to my parents' home, where we were to celebrate with the rest of my family. The trunk was filled with pies and a salad — my contribution to the dinner. About halfway … (read more)

Why Palms Before The Lord?

April 9, 2006

Why palms before the Lord? That was one of the first questions I wanted to answer when I started reading about the plants of the Bible. How, I wondered, did all those Passover celebrants coming to Jerusalem from near and … (read more)

Feeling His Presence

August 24, 2005

A member of my family had undergone serious surgery, and many people were praying for my loved one and me. I went to the hospital early in the morning and returned late in the evening. As I observed the beautiful … (read more)

The Fruits Of Maturity

March 12, 2004

As a genealogy enthusiast, I spend a lot of time in cemeteries and among old records. I can't help noticing how much longer people are living today. Many of our ancestors died before the age of 65. We are being … (read more)

Can We Bear Fruit In Old Age?

February 26, 2004

Our pastor challenges us to read the Bible through each year, and I have just finished. After I finished I pondered just what passages I would begin studying now. I soon found myself reading Psalms 91 and 92 through many … (read more)

Praise Changes Things!

June 29, 2000

It had been a miserable day! Now, as darkness fell on the rain-soaked speedway I was travelling, my mood grew blacker than the night sky. I had just dropped off a young man whom I had hoped would let Jesus … (read more)

Evergreen Seniors

November 30, 1999

Wow! Hello, seniors! Look at this: evergreen seniors! Isn't that neat? Some weeks ago another Daily devotional directed me to this passage and, being a senior myself, it hit me like a fresh breeze. It's a renewing scene, this picture … (read more)

Trophy Trees

October 17, 1999

Recently I read an article from the July 24 edition of Saskatoon Star-Phoenix about "Trophy trees for those who just can't wait. They're full grown, they're huge, they give a prized, old-world look to your home and you don't have … (read more)

Passing Through Peace And Quiet

July 12, 1998

Towering high on the hilltop, the belfry of the Benedictine Monastery just seems to beckon you towards its place of peace and quiet. The monks don't mind you meandering their meadows, savouring the sights and sounds which grace their grounds. … (read more)

Waiting For Grace

February 18, 1998

I have waited for Grace all my life. We waited for Grace at every meal, for it seems we were born with the notion that one didn't eat until everyone was seated and Grace was finished. Grace always came first. … (read more)

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