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God is Our Promise

Saturday, November 20, 2021

The multi-coloured refraction of sun through water droplets is called a rainbow. People with the heart of a child want to find and touch the end of the rainbow, and if they are lucky, to find the pot of gold at its end. If they chase … Read more

If They Could Talk, What Would They Say?

Saturday, October 5, 2019

"If these blueberries could talk, what would they say?" asked my 13-year-old granddaughter as we busily picked. With insightful imagination, she answered her own question: "They'd say, 'Pick me!' wouldn't they?" Her answer provided an … 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

Colours Of Promise

Friday, October 27, 2017

The past summer was unusually rainy here, so I've seen more rainbows than usual. The rainbow is surely one of nature's most stunning splendours. Its spectrum of vibrant colours never fails to capture our wonder. Furthermore, of all the … Read more

Remembering The Rainbow

Saturday, April 22, 2017

We live on a beautiful and exceptional planet. As far as we can tell, it's the only one that can sustain life as we know it. There may be other Earth-like planets in the universe, but this is the only one that we can presently call … Read more

Rainbows As Reminders

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Some messages that God sends to us are corporate messages, such as the covenant spoken to Noah and displayed in the rainbow for every generation to see. At times, though, God speaks to us personally in ways that only we … Read more

Chasing Rainbows

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Many years ago, around the same time as St. Patrick's Day, I can remember seeing one of the most beautiful rainbows I have ever seen in my life. The colours were absolutely vibrant, and it stretched across the dove-coloured sky … Read more

Viva Las Vegas?

Friday, March 28, 2008

As I'd not ever been to Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, we planned a stopover on our way back from Albuquerque, New Mexico. I'm sure we are a casino owner's nightmare, as we don't gamble, don't play the machines, and enjoy … Read more

God's Promise

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Driving is a passion of mine, so often, my husband and I find ourselves driving along little winding roads, just for the fun of it. One particularly sunny day, the road beckoned us, so off we went for a new … Read more

Myriads Of Rainbows

Wednesday, July 27, 2005

On a visit to the big island of Hawaii, I stood looking at one of the beautiful rainbows that can be seen so often in the Pacific skies. A stranger spoke to me. "Do you know," he said, "that no … Read more

Round Rainbows

Thursday, May 15, 2003

While ascending out of Honolulu Airport and flying over Diamondhead, I looked out the window, and, down below me, I saw a round rainbow! Yes, a completely round rainbow. How absolutely beautiful it was! Then I wondered, is this how … Read more

Coming Full Circle

Monday, April 28, 2003

"It only makes sense, that from the air, one would be seen as a full circle," claimed my husband, after a few moments' assessment of what we had seen. I know he's right, but if we hadn't actually experienced seeing … Read more

Rainbow Over Niagara Falls

Saturday, September 7, 2002

I stood looking at the Horseshoe Falls at Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, marvelling at the beauty, majesty, and control of the water. Tremendous amounts of water were pouring over the Falls, and yet it was safe for a cruise boat … Read more

God's Clouds

Wednesday, November 14, 2001

I have always loved clouds. As a child, I would lie on my back in the grass, gaze into the heavens, and watch the cloud parade. How many wonderful things my imagination was able to see there: a whole series … Read more

Rainbow: Promise With Peace

Saturday, August 4, 2001

Recently it was time for my six-month check-up with the dentist. To have this check-up I must travel many miles. Why? Because I have a hereditary gum condition that is very rare, and treatment for it is only experimental. Trips … Read more

Follow God's Rainbow Home

Monday, July 16, 2001

The weather has been as contrary and unpredictable as the politicians here in the Washington, DC, area for the past few weeks. I think we have had everything but drought and snow and sleet. It was hot, sticky and humid, … Read more


Sunday, July 15, 2001

Have you ever seen some phenomenon in nature that could have been put there just for you? Years ago, I was awaiting the end of term, the end of my time in school and my exam results. I was more … Read more

Over The Rainbow

Saturday, July 14, 2001

We went to the city recently to run errands. It is always a chore, unbuckling the kids from their car seats, dragging them into the store to pick up what we need, then heading out to the car, buckling them … Read more

A Rainbow Of Promise

Tuesday, September 26, 2000

God must love rainbows: He made so many of them. I've seen rainbows in soap bubbles, in seashells and on fish scales, in puddles of oily water, and often displayed in great glory across the rain-washed sky. But a better … Read more

The Rainbow Of Promise

Thursday, June 8, 2000

Rainbows are a sign of God's promise never to destroy us but to give us life with Him. I pray that all of us will look beyond our dark clouds and see God's love colours for us. Rainbows are so … Read more

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