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God In The Seasons

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Only two remained. As I sat on my antique porch glider, I watched as two hummingbirds fought over the lone feeder hanging just outside my den window. Just a few days before, I had cleaned all my feeders, but I put back only one in the … Read more

An Old Song

Sunday, April 22, 2018

One of the first songs that I ever learned in Sunday school was an old spiritual called "Who built the ark?" It tells the story of the animals going into the ark in different numbers, and the fun part of the song came in the motions that … Read more

Harbingers Of Good News

Friday, October 20, 2017

I miss my homing pigeons. I miss seeing them flying around the property, walking on the lawn, or sitting on the loft sunning themselves. I miss feeding them twice a day and just looking after them. After we returned from 20 years away from … Read more


Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Life is all about waiting: waiting for people, waiting for an appointment, waiting in traffic, or waiting in line. Well, you get the idea. These days, people are waiting for spring. When we were kids, we had to wait to get to our summer … Read more

Can These Bones Live?

Saturday, May 23, 2015

My dog, Sparky, and I went down The Trail for the first time this spring. It was a mild, sunny day, so different from the frigid weather that we had been having for the previous several months. He pranced and danced along happily, as I … Read more

Rabbit In The Kitchen

Monday, November 14, 2011

Many years ago, the morning that my daughter found her rabbit, George, hunched up, staring reproachfully at his frozen water bottle, was the day winter officially began in our home. George, a Netherland Dwarf, had the temperament of a mini … Read more

The Dove Found No Rest

Saturday, August 7, 2010

I used to be the worst of those restless people. My watchword was "Let's just get it done!" At times, even getting things done yesterday was "nuisance late" for my preferred schedule. Yes, I was one of those overly-exacting eager … Read more

Seasons Of Growth

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Living in New Brunswick, Canada, we are certainly well acquainted with the seasons. Every season brings with it its own unique beauty. While I may complain about the cold winter weather (more so since getting older) and scooping the snow, … Read more

Peaceful Dove

Monday, September 14, 2009

Several years ago, my eldest son participated in a secular film project which involved the making of a video montage based on the theme of diversity. As a Christian witness, my son wrote a poem inspired by Colossians 3:12-14 entitled, … Read more

Heat And Cold

Monday, April 20, 2009

Every winter, I have struggled with a cold home. I put up plastic to break the wind blowing across my front porch, and also over the inside of leaky windows. I bought heavy liners for my window curtains. I blocked … Read more


Monday, April 3, 2006

We recently went on a spring trip to the southwest part of the United States. Here in Canada, we were still in the stages of a very early spring. Snow still dotted our countryside and was never far out of … Read more

The Pear Trees

Friday, April 29, 2005

The sun is shining brightly. Soft, gentle winds are blowing through the trees. Tulips are popping out in brilliant reds and yellows. I drive down a street near our house where there are dozens of pear trees all adorned in … Read more


Saturday, April 2, 2005

The trees were still barren from their winter dormancy. Leaves that had drifted down in the fall were scattered across the lawn. Some had embedded themselves between rocks and logs that encircled flower beds. Then one morning, we looked out … Read more


Sunday, February 23, 2003

Do you ever have enough time? Some people have too little time, like the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland. Some people have both too much and not enough, depending on their priorities towards things like television and washing up. … Read more

Forever The Same

Saturday, June 29, 2002

As I walked around the block recently, it occurred to me, as someone who is closer to the end than the beginning of life, how I have changed my horizons. I have always prepared, planned ahead, and looked to the … Read more


Monday, May 17, 1999

For most of us, remembering is a nostalgic recollection of events that surprised, warmed or worried us. Smells create instant sensations of comfort or caution. We recall wonderful events in our past, and suddenly remember things we promised to do. … Read more

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