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Bread From Heaven

April 29, 2021

For the people in the Netherlands during what is called the Hunger Winter of 1944-1945, things were desperate. The country had been occupied for almost five years. It was a very cold winter, there was very little fuel left, food was in …( read more )

The Importance Of A Vision

February 3, 2021

One of the effects of the pandemic that we regret the most is that many church sanctuaries have been closed. It is important to lament the loss of what has been. It is important to lament the loss of people who have died as a result of …( read more )

The Manna

June 18, 2018

The other night as I lay in bed contemplating the day's finished work and what needed to be done on the morrow, once again, I felt somewhat overwhelmed: so much to do, so little time to do it in. It was then that the story of God feeding …( read more )

Weather Conditions

February 24, 2018

As I look out my living room window, I see snow falling again. The white stuff is coming down so heavily that I can't see the village across the bay. The large evergreen tree is laden with so much snow that the branches are touching the …( read more )

The Whiner's Corner

July 21, 2014

"Could I really be a one?" I wondered. And not because number one was actually number one in this scenario. I wanted to be a three. I sat in the webinar listening to the speaker describe teachers. Ones, twos, and threes. We were …( read more )

Road Kill

November 29, 2012

One morning while driving to church, I noticed all along the edge of the highway bags of litter that volunteers had cleaned up the previous day. Sad to say, in the centre of the highway along the route were dead raccoons. They had …( read more )

The Icks

November 28, 2006

I laughed out loud when I saw the cartoon picturing the Israelites crossing the Red Sea. There they were, the centre of a major miracle, crossing the seabed on perfectly dry ground. Banks of water towered over their heads on … (read more)

Hard Green Golf Balls

February 2, 2005

As I sit in a village in rural India during the last leg of my ten-month Training In Mission program (Council for World Mission), Paul's words to the Philippians gain a new depth for me. Every need is felt more … (read more)

Just Enough

June 26, 2003

When the children of Israel were in the wilderness, God sent them manna, enough for one day alone. If they tried to gather more, it spoiled, except on the sixth day, when they were to gather enough to last during … (read more)

The Season Of Abundance

November 28, 2002

There is something very satisfying in seeing row upon row of canned goods added to my shelves, jars of fruit and vegetables that are the colour of gems: ruby salsa and spaghetti sauce, golden peaches, pale pears, emerald pickles, and … (read more)

And In The Morning

December 25, 2000

To see the sunrise from Maui's dormant volcano, Haleakala, is something very special, very sacred. To experience it with one's family on Christmas morning is almost beyond being able to express. Waking at four a.m., we dressed warmly, walked out … (read more)

Hearts Of Oak

November 11, 1999

Aboard H.M.C.S. Sackville — It's interesting to "people-watch" as you go through a museum, especially this one. Most younger people are a bit bored. To them, it's just more history-under-glass, and they think they get more than enough of that … (read more)

Food From God

March 24, 1999

This past winter in my adopted province of Alberta, Canada, I have experienced something called hoarfrost. This happens when a heavy fog freezes on everything. The most beautiful sight is trees, which have been bleak and dreary one day, covered … (read more)

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