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Our Comfort Zone

January 30, 2017

For years, I've spent many pleasurable morning hours with my Bible and coffee, immersed in Bible journaling. Curled up on the couch, I watch the birds outside while listening for God's small voice inside. I thank God for His creation, and …( read more )

The Lord God Made Them All

October 11, 2016

So far in this whole year of our Lord, 2016, my wife and I have travelled to many towns and villages in our area to lead in worship in our Presbyterian churches. Some were without a minister, and in others, the pastor was on leave or on …( read more )

Gazing On The Beauty

June 15, 2016

One morning, I decided simply to gaze at some blue jays just outside our window. I did that for a reason: I felt that I was becoming too complacent about blue jays. They're always around — plenty of them. I saw them mostly as raucous …( read more )

The Beauty Of Holiness

April 28, 2016

During a recent holiday to Arizona, I would take two daily walks. Because of the intensity of the heat, I would walk in the early morning and before sunset. As I walked, I learned to meditate and listen for God's messages to me. In the …( read more )

Singing A New Song

May 26, 2015

I love going to church. I look forward to singing familiar hymns, partaking in holy communion with my brothers and sisters in Christ, and enjoying the fellowship in our church hall downstairs after the service. But one particular Sunday, …( read more )

We Never Know

June 15, 2009

As I was reading the Scriptures the other day, I heard the dog door open and someone come in. Sharing my home with eight dogs and five cats, I never know just who that someone may be until they come … (read more)

Coyote Ugly

September 21, 2008

I saw my first coyote very early the other morning. It was beside the place where I like to fish. I had just put my fishing tackle back into the car, when I saw this thin-looking, ugly dog cross the … (read more)

Rustling Leaves

September 13, 2007

When the children were young, I used to love going camping. They enjoyed it so much. The freedom to run and play was exhilarating — for them, as well as for us, the parents who were watching close by. Often, … (read more)

New Life

April 17, 2006

Although it was early in the growing season, the trees in the garden were dressed in their full summer greens. Most of the flower beds were filled with a variety of interesting plants, and blossoms of vivid colours accented the … (read more)

A New Song

November 21, 2002

My soul becomes parched and dry; my mind fills with hunger for something new, inspiring, and filling. No matter how hard I try to stay in my structure, fulfilling my role in life, the daily routines have a way of … (read more)

Raising Our Voices

May 30, 2000

I really enjoy history. One of my favourite eras is that of the events leading up to and including World War II. I find this time in Germany to be very interesting. The attack on the church is particularly interesting … (read more)

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