Search Results for: "Ecclesiastes 11:"

Time For Action

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Time is a continuum of the past, the present, and the future. We can learn from things that happened in the past, but we can never return to relive the past. It is history! We spend much time and effort trying to influence the future. It … Read more

A Mother's Love

Sunday, May 11, 2014

My first job was in a Christian organization. Even though I didn't know the Lord, I worked at this agency for nine years. It was here that I met my husband to be, and we were married at the church across the road. The man I married had … Read more

Oh! Glorious Sonrise

Sunday, April 8, 2012

There is something glorious about a sunrise. Like everything else in this world, God made it for our pleasure. I cannot begin to describe the breathtaking beauty of the colours and patterns some mornings as they dance and radiate across … Read more

The Swan Pond

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Some of the simplest joys that I can remember of living in Scotland were the times when Evelyn and I would take our two daughters to Culzean Castle to feed the birds at the Swan Pond. It was always wonderful … Read more

A Word To The Whys

Sunday, January 15, 2012

English was always my favourite subject, though sometimes a teacher or two could be a bit challenging. (Admittedly, we students were probably challenging at times!) Such was one teacher we had in Grade 8. When asked a question, he often … Read more

Watching The Wind

Monday, August 29, 2005

In the late summer and fall, hurricanes and tropical disturbances blow into the southern United States. Many times when these hurricanes are approaching, school is dismissed, meetings planned for weeks are called off, and our one thought is of preparing … Read more

The Perfect Time

Tuesday, May 24, 2005

During our working years, my husband and I were weekend gardeners. Saturday was the only day we had the opportunity to plant our seeds. Many of our friends planted by the signs in the almanac — convinced that Irish potatoes … Read more

The Harvest Is Pleasurable

Tuesday, April 27, 2004

I started teaching church school at the age of eighteen, and continued teaching children for many years. I have been fortunate to watch my earlier students grow up and become productive citizens in the community and leaders in their churches. … Read more


Friday, April 12, 2002

Today's scripture, written by King Solomon, appears near the end of a work that, quite honestly, contains many discouraging words. In his writings, Solomon continually states that he sees much of life as vanity, as meaningless, or as a chasing … Read more

In The Eyes Of The Beholder

Saturday, April 1, 2000

Do you know that God knew you even before you were born? He formed each one as He wanted. He is the Potter and we are the clay. Each one of us is a precious child of God, a masterpiece, … Read more

God's Light And "Sonshine"

Friday, June 4, 1999

As I stood in the kitchen today I looked out the window at the trees in my view. One tall stately tree was lit up by the reflection of the setting sun. It looked radiant and made me think of … Read more

Bread On The Waters

Monday, May 25, 1998

I've always thought of today's verse in much the same terms as throwing a bottle with a message in it into the ocean, to see if and where someone would find it. And there's a spiritual analogy to that. Because … Read more

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