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May 23, 2019

I love to read, so I haunt thrift shops and yard sales for interesting titles. Recently, I found an old one, Prayer, Conversing with God, by Rosalind Rinker (Zondervan, 1963). As often happens when I begin to study a topic, I see similar …( read more )

A Royal Celebration

January 6, 2012

On January 6th, many in the Spanish culture celebrate what is known as El Dia De Los Tres Reyes Majos or Three Kings Day. As a child, I was amazed to hear my mother tell stories of how she observed … (read more)

Signs Of Spring

April 1, 2008

One fall, I decided to plant some tulip bulbs in my front garden. The winter came and went. Finally spring arrived. At the beginning of spring, I went out to look at the garden soil, in anticipation, hoping to see … (read more)

Beautiful Isle

November 6, 2007

I studied Aramaic for a year at seminary. It's a bit like biblical Hebrew, but not quite as lyrical or refined. It was fascinating to me to read the old language because scholars believed that Jesus Himself actually spoke Aramaic. … (read more)

The Statue

November 1, 2007

When I was in fifth grade, or Primary 7 as we called it back in Scotland, a Bible exhibition came to Glasgow. I think it was run by the Philadelphian Bible Society in Britain. It was fascinating because many of … (read more)

Times And Seasons

February 6, 2006

I recently went to get an item we needed for our trip. Each store that I went into replied to me that I could not get the item I needed because it was "out of season". How many times we … (read more)


October 9, 2004

There is demolition going on just a few streets away from my view of the Cotswold countryside where I work. Workers are pulling down an office block. It is being ripped apart by a huge machine with an enormous set … (read more)

Broccoli Soup

July 15, 2004

"Never hide a piece of broccoli in a glass of milk." This was one of the statements on an e-mail list containing "great truths children have learned", and it reminded me of something in my own childhood. On my seventh … (read more)

Wise And Strong

June 12, 2004

My brothers and I didn't have a television when we were growing up, and I don't remember seeing a play until I was in high school, so I'm not sure why we enjoyed acting out our Sunday School lessons, but … (read more)

Leaving Riches For Our Children

June 3, 2004

Many times when I look around my comfortable home, I've thought of the tiny home that sheltered me for the first nine years of my life. We had no running water, indoor plumbing, or television, and the new wringer washer … (read more)

When Your Back Is Against The Wall

November 12, 2003

Our son spent six years earning a master's degree in architecture from one of the very excellent schools in the USA. It was a real struggle for him, partly because he came from a small high school, and lacked the … (read more)

In The Darkness There Is Light

January 6, 2003

Travelling down the highway late in the afternoon, I noted that the lights along the roadside came on, one by one. As the sun begins to set and the light of day fails, sensors trigger the roadside lights to come … (read more)

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