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A Day At The Post Office

December 2, 2020

Ah, the post office, a place where we all have to go at Christmas, even if it is with a smashed-and-broken soul, as I had then. The loudspeaker was blaring a loop of hollow-eared music from which every smidgen of spirituality had been …( read more )

The Ant In The Window Blind

August 27, 2020

When John and I were married in 1963, we moved into the little house on the farm known as Grandma's house. Grandma had moved into the big house with John's parents a number of years before. One morning, I was surprised to see a small pile …( read more )

How Are You?

September 7, 2019

There are many ways that we greet other people, but perhaps this biblical greeting is not the most usual! A common way of greeting another person is to inquire about their physical state. Equally important, however, is their mental or …( read more )

The Examination

July 14, 2017

Now that the starter plants have been transferred to the outside garden beds, I stop amidst my morning chores to pop over and examine them. I check to see if each plant looks healthy and has enough moist soil around it. If not, then I do …( read more )

Old Wood And Rotten Fish

December 14, 2014

Old buildings are full of mystery to me. First Presbyterian Church in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada, where I served as a student minister for the summer, is a perfect example. Built in 1925, it has stood as one of the pillars of …( read more )

Testing The Faith

August 13, 2014

I failed only one test when I was at university. It happened in my first semester, and of all things to fail, I failed New Testament. The professor and I didn't see eye to eye, so I think that I was marked out for a humbling experience. I …( read more )

Give Thanks

September 24, 2007

After the service concluded and I sat to listen to the postlude, a tap came on my shoulder, and I was asked about how things were going. I proceeded to talk with this person, along with another. Then at what … (read more)

Waiting For God

July 23, 2005

As a little girl, my parents took me to church. Yet before long, they stopped going. At first I missed it, but then they took me for long walks through a beautiful park-like cemetery, so I spent a lot of … (read more)

He Lives!

March 23, 2005

It was a wonderful evening! We had delicious food and Christian fellowship with several of our friends before we went to see the Passion Play at a large church about seventy-five miles from our home. It was, however, a roller-coaster … (read more)

The Challenges Of Life

August 16, 2001

Within walking distance of our house was a very large amusement park named Sunnyside. It sat nestled on the shores of Lake Ontario in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. I used to go there often. My chief ride was … (read more)

Faith Examination

May 6, 1997

In her book, Look Better, Feel Better, Bess M. Mensendieck, M.D., tells how, in ten minutes a day, to achieve a youthful body and increased vitality – without tiring exercises! To most people their own body is a stranger to … (read more)

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