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I'm Fine, Thanks!

Friday, October 8, 2021

"How are you?" "I'm fine, thanks!" We've all engaged in this social greeting formula — even with complete strangers. I did last week while hiking along the river. I came across two fishermen standing in the water. On noticing me, one … Read more

Real Faith

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

One of the most remarkable things that I have seen over the years is the amount of faith people possess, even in the most tragic and trying of circumstances. I can remember one old lady who didn't have a lot … Read more

Free Refills

Monday, April 23, 2007

My friend and I were looking for a restaurant in which to dine while we renewed our old acquaintance. The mall we were in offered several choices; finally, we noticed one that advertised "free refills". That was the gimmick I … Read more

Thankful For Patience

Thursday, May 26, 2005

I am amazed and humbled by the genuine patience of the editors of the PCCWeb Daily devotionals. Many times have the editors had to cope with my errors, lack of knowledge, or misunderstanding in submitting my writings. No doubt others … Read more

Becoming A Pattern

Wednesday, November 20, 2002

I used to wonder at Paul's audacity. He said "I exhort you therefore, be imitators of me." (1 Corinthians 4:16 NASB) Imitators of me? Who did he think he was? Then I read today's scripture verse — I am the … Read more

Keeping Track

Thursday, March 15, 2001

My dog and I have been exploring new routes for our daily walks. These ones take us along the railroad tracks — not on the tracks — but on a new path paralleling the tracks, made especially for pedestrians and … Read more

Chinese Brush Painting

Thursday, June 22, 2000

Recently, I took a workshop in Chinese brush painting. The supplies required are: Chinese paint brushes, Chinese black ink, 12 watercolours, water, rice paper, a little palate to mix one's paints, some paper or cloth towel and a felt underlay … Read more


Saturday, June 3, 2000

(In this day of high cholesterol, diets, and diabetics, can you imagine a successful Fancy Dessert Tea? Well, we had it, and it was well attended by our members and all the friends we have made in the community who … Read more

Experience Powers! (1)

Friday, July 9, 1999

Through family research I discovered an ancestor named Experience Powers who had moved from Newport, Rhode Island to help found Newport, Nova Scotia in the 1760's. "Experience Powers" seemed such a odd name to give a little girl, until I … Read more

The Right Stuff – Part 3

Friday, June 19, 1998

I have just finished my term as President of the Atlantic Ecumenical Council, and what a two years it has been! One of the last acts of my Presidency was to praise God for the contribution of people who have … Read more

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