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Those Cucumbers

Monday, May 2, 2022

One spring, the neighbours down the street were having a swimming pool built. The tiny village of New Denver, British Columbia, Canada, where we lived, lay nestled on the shores of the deep and clear Slocan Lake, where we could swim any … Read more

Wondering Why

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Wondering why often leaves us wondering. I sat in the car with my daughter's two children while my wife underwent a physical test. The three-year-old sat in the front seat with me, biding his time and asking questions. "Pop, what is … Read more

The Blessings

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Today was like any other day: get up, get showered, get dressed, let the dogs out, feed the dogs, refill the water bowls, have breakfast, clean the dog run, vacuum the house, walk the dogs, go to my boring job, come home, feed the horses, … Read more

To Whine Or Not

Sunday, June 5, 2011

I have an admission. I'm often accosted by a complaining spirit. After all, it seems easier to complain than to look for the good in situations. When a car passes me in a downpour because I'm going too slow, and … Read more


Saturday, September 27, 2008

This summer, I have had the excitement both of moving house and of the safe arrival of a daughter. My wife Caroline gave birth to Zoë Catherine six days after our move! I thought, "How can I, an older man, have all this land on … Read more

It's A Balancing Act

Saturday, October 16, 2004

Whew! This verse sure brings back memories. I have been on every low calorie, fat-free, carbohydrate-light diet ever written. (I even wrote some of them!) Each became my personal bondage, my personal jail cell. Like the Israelites, I became a … Read more

The Love Of Gardening

Tuesday, June 3, 2003

Where do you look to find the constancy of God's love? Every Christian has something that strikes the chord of closeness, and the belief that God will always be there to care and provide for us. If you are a … Read more

Food From God

Wednesday, 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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