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Grief Skills

August 18, 2019

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) buried his wife and two children in 1840. Grief paralyzed him. He gave up composing. The days were dark, and the nights were worse. Visits from his music agent did not help. As one of his visits was ending and …( read more )

Help Wanted

July 14, 2019

According to statistics, in Canada, depending on location, between five and a half to six percent of the people who are able to work cannot find meaningful employment. Yet, employers don't seem to be able to find workers. Every once in a …( read more )

A Touch Of Class

November 14, 2017

I wish that more church folks would go to Sunday school. In Scotland, Sunday school was meant only for school children, and I often felt that the adults lost out on the opportunity to deepen their faith each week. In North America, I was …( read more )

A Man Called Stephen

May 18, 2015

Recently, I was inspired by a television Bible study on persecution presented by Hal Lindsey, an evangelist/teacher who focuses on biblical prophecy. Hal made an interesting comparison between what went on in the early church and the …( read more )

Spirit Wisdom

July 30, 2010

Eric Alexander was the most wise and spiritually gifted pastor that I have ever known. He used to preach at the St. George's Tron Church, which is situated right in the heart of my old hometown of Glasgow in Scotland. … (read more)

Higher Than Average

January 22, 2010

Throughout my school life, I heard consistently from my teacher's words to my mother, "Rosemary is a little above average." I was never considered bright or gifted, just "a little above average". Apart from English and Religious Instruction, my top-of-the-class … (read more)

Face Of An Angel

November 8, 2009

To encourage understanding and appreciation for the roots of the Christian faith, I once led a Bible study using a curriculum entitled "The Trial and Testimony of the Early Church", prepared by the Christian History Institute. This course was one … (read more)

Prayer And Spiritual Healing

September 6, 1998

Oswald Chambers has said, Prayer does not fit us for the greater works; prayer is the greater work. We think of prayer as a common sense exercise of our higher powers in order to prepare us for God's work. In … (read more)

Faces (2)

December 2, 1997

I started thinking about faces after watching a couple of TV documentaries earlier this year. One was about an earthquake in Pakistan. A reporter with a camera was walking about among the debris as rescue workers attempted to help the … (read more)

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