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Keeping A Clear Conscience

Thursday, June 16, 2022

The conscience of a person can become so severely compromised and violated that it is of little use to the Holy Spirit. Sadly, there are too many people, even Christians, in this category. As Paul wrote in today's verse, it is not an … Read more


Thursday, February 24, 2022

My husband was unemployed, so I needed a job. I was writing a monthly column for a national Canadian church paper, but we couldn't live on that. I was invited to an interview by an American firm that had just bought out the oldest … Read more

The Best Exercise

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

If having one would help me to keep track of my health, then why not buy it? What initially attracted me wasn't its sleek style or the many things that it could do. Its functions included a watch with an alarm, and I've been a sucker for … Read more

Minimum Wage $15 Per Hour

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Listening to recent discussions about an acceptable minimum wage, I remembered how fortunate that I was to have received good training from godly parents using principles based on the Bible. I was born during the Great Depression before … Read more

Profiting In God

Monday, July 6, 2020

When I was much younger in the faith, studying the Bible was a huge challenge for me. I would pick up my Bible, try to read through a chapter and memorize a verse, yet nothing would sink into my head or penetrate my spirit. Before long, I … Read more

The Moral Way To Eat

Friday, June 26, 2020

Recently, I heard the following advice from a scientist explaining digestion: Before eating, pause and take a few moments to be thankful. This allows your brain time to signal your parasympathetic nervous system, which is responsible for … Read more

Time To Go

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Recently, the owner of a large orchard started to remove old apple trees that had been bearing fruit for many years. The old trees were in bad shape from over fifty years of bearing fruit. The owner realized that the yield was down and the … Read more

Let No One Despise You For Your Youth

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Imagine what it would be like to be able to walk up to someone from your past — someone whom you have not seen for years — and give them a hug or a handshake, and thank them for how they allowed the Lord to help you in your Christian … Read more

Right Is Never Wrong

Friday, November 21, 2014

Martin Luther King, Jr., once said, "We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right." During the 1960s, what was considered right by many Americans was challenged by others who believed that this … Read more

Social Media

Thursday, May 1, 2014

People have always had a need to communicate with each other. Various ways of communicating have been used, such as smoke signals, carrier pigeons, post, pony express, telegraph, telephone, radio, and television. In the late twentieth … Read more

The Clock

Friday, May 17, 2013

One of the most treasured gifts I own is a wall clock which was given to me by my mother when I moved into my very first apartment. Throughout my life, this battery-operated clock has been my companion as I have moved; it has survived for … Read more


Wednesday, November 14, 2007

I have been a witness to some extraordinary moves of God in my lifetime, but, as I said, they were extraordinary. Like many, I live, bound up in life's issues day-to-day, coping with the curve balls that speed my way. … Read more

God Listens

Tuesday, August 9, 2005

Our week-long Vacation Bible School this summer focused on the Lord's Prayer, following Matthew's account in the King James Version. The first day's theme was "God Listens". By the second day, the ladies in the kitchen, knowing how many children … Read more

Counterfeit Wisdom

Friday, January 10, 2003

I recognized them all when they were safely ensconced in my kitchen! But could I do it now? Baking powder, flour, sugar, salt, and several other white powdered items were no longer in their safe little labelled tins, bags, and … Read more

If We Don't Eat We Don't Grow

Wednesday, January 8, 2003

I joined a fitness club recently, along with my youngest daughter. After signing the agreement, a date and time were picked for us to have our fitness evaluation done. The day before that appointment, I felt unwell. I ached all … Read more

His Name Is Rohan

Friday, February 22, 2002

Let me tell you a tale about a modern-day Timothy who taught me the meaning of mission one hot Friday. His name is Rohan, and he is a member of the Leonora Presbyterian Church. He is studying electrical engineering and … Read more

Time For That New Year's Resolution

Tuesday, January 9, 2001

Once again it is that time of year when many — like myself — decide it is time to lose a few pounds, and start to work out to get back into shape. After taking a couple of years off, … Read more


Saturday, April 15, 2000

Have you ever driven along on a highway or road and just happened to notice how a branch from one tree and another branch from another tree criss-crossed and formed a "cross" — but then as you drove by very … Read more

Preparing Our Thanks

Friday, October 8, 1999

Thanksgiving at our household is like opening a gift that keeps on giving. Because we've long had kids in university and/or living and working away, we're never sure exactly who will be with us, or who they'll bring home. Often … Read more

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