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Hold Everything Loosely

October 4, 2020

As I walked in the park one morning, I was startled to see a woman bending over a faucet, water streaming off her head. Then, I saw the carrier by her feet with bottles of hair shampoo and rinse peeking out of the top, and I realized that …( read more )

Don't Blame God When It's Not His Fault

October 2, 2020

Many collective agreements have language which stipulates that if workers report for work, they are to be paid a minimum of four hours' pay unless there is an "Act of God" that prevents the company from operating. Years ago, a company …( read more )

The Lost And Missing

October 25, 2016

How could it be that I had read this verse yesterday — glossed over it, really — and today, the same verse spoke to me poignantly? Today, my prayers were those of the destitute: the tired, the downtrodden, and the humble. How could it …( read more )

From Hardship To Healing

September 7, 2014

"Life is difficult." A simple but profound statement from M. Scott Peck's national best-seller, The Road Less Traveled. He continues, "Once we know that life is difficult — once we truly understand and accept it — then life is no …( read more )

Miracle Puppy

November 1, 2013

Sometimes, the Lord does a miracle just to show that He loves us. One of those miracles was the life of a newborn puppy. He was very large and got stuck in the birth canal. His water sack had broken early on, so he was encased in just …( read more )

The Snow

February 29, 2012

The snow continued to fall gently, mounting higher and higher, causing the earth to appear unsullied, freshly created. As its abundance grew, the winter sport enthusiasts busied themselves hauling out snow machines, snowshoes, cross-country skis, parkas, toques, boots, and mitts … (read more)

Having A Bad Day?

July 22, 2006

The day started off badly. My hair simply wouldn't lie flat in certain places. My breakfast toast burned. It was raining, so I couldn't work in the garden. I had to go to a meeting that I dreaded. My sinus … (read more)

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