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Benefits

February 25, 2015

Is life getting you down? Are you feeling like Atlas, carrying the world on your shoulders? Sad, blue, depressed, restless? I know that I have felt like that, and often, I don't know what brought it on. Then, when I come to my senses and …( read more )

As Jesus Is

February 5, 2013

I like my set of little living-room tables. They are finished in a warm brown walnut. The middle-sized one sits under the largest, and the wee one under both. I bought them tagged as is at the furniture store. The wee table had a …( read more )

The God Particle

September 25, 2012

Perhaps you caught the excited buzz from the world of nuclear physics when researchers announced that they had detected the subatomic particle named the Higgs boson. Its nickname is "The God Particle". More than forty years ago, the Higgs field … (read more)

Rituals, Habits, And Aimless Living

January 13, 2012

I am a creature of habit — or ritual, if you prefer. While some habits are detrimental, I still maintain that, on average, many are beneficial. Like most people, I have a daily routine. I get up around the same … (read more)

I'm Available

October 27, 2011

Online dating has become a fad of the twenty-first century — one more sign of our highly technological society. Those who advertise themselves are supposedly available — not married or in an ongoing relationship. Unfortunately, this isn't always true. A … (read more)

What's In A Name?

October 11, 2011

I'm proud of my name and heritage. Not that I have anyone famous in my family line, but I wear my name with dignity. Several years ago, I assisted a relative in writing a book on our genealogical history. I … (read more)

The Artist's Scalpel

April 21, 2010

Several years ago, my husband and I were strolling along the shores of nearby Harrison Lake, admiring the wares of the vendors who had set up temporary shop on the sand. One artist and his work caught my attention, and … (read more)

God's Mercy

March 28, 2010

Through my own sinful choices, I'd become alone! I'd become separated, without fellowship with God. I was not entirely without belief, for I still prayed at Him — sometimes. However, I was positively estranged from the kind of interactive fellowship … (read more)

Promise U

May 9, 2008

The children in our church recently put on a Christian musical called "Promise U". It was amazing. They put a lot of practice into their performances, and it was wonderful to watch them sing and act, dance and quote Scripture … (read more)

The Language Of God's Love

February 9, 2008

Life's events brought us to Canada to get a life. One of the challenges was to learn a new language. Fifty-six years later, I still speak it with an accent. When I am asked where I am from, it becomes … (read more)

Carpet Pile

October 1, 2007

We have been away on holiday. The day following our return home, I vacuumed the floor. As I vacuumed, I was quite gratified to see the difference between the "before" and the "after" state — where the cleaner had done … (read more)

You Will Never Be Alone

November 7, 2003

As a child, I was tucked into bed for the night, and, some time later, I would wake up, and I would listen. Hearing nothing, I would slip out of bed, and, very softly, I would quietly creep toward the … (read more)

A Journey By Faith

September 14, 2002

I love to plan trips. Six months ahead, my husband and I start planning our vacation. We decide exactly where to go. Then, using our trip planner, we decide on the most desirable route. We can make reservations at the … (read more)

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