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An Unlikely Friendship

Sunday, February 4, 2024

In the parking lot of the grocery store where I sometimes shop, there is a man who stands with a smile on his face and hope in his eyes. He is never demanding or rude, but if the customers allow him, he takes their shopping carts away … Read more

The Green-Eyed Monster

Thursday, July 13, 2023

When I was twelve years old, I won a prize at the end of the school year for academic achievement; it was a novel about horses. I didn't think that it was the greatest story, but I was proud of the handwritten inscription in the flyleaf … Read more

The Siren's Wail

Sunday, September 4, 2022

When people like me live to be aged, we have been through a myriad of peaks and valleys in our faith journey. When I was 32, I was finding my way out of a difficult spot in life and learning to take care of myself in the world. I suppose … Read more

The Green Candy

Friday, August 19, 2022

Whenever I walked up to the main house in the morning to look after my granddaughters while my daughter went to work, I always put small treats in my pocket. There were two hard, green spearmint candies — one for Ade, who is the older … Read more

A Clean Stable

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Wouldn't life be easier if we didn't have all of the muss and fuss that comes as part of daily living? The Passion Translation expresses today's verse in a humorous way: "The only clean stable is an empty stable. So if you want the work … Read more

Dedicated Caregivers

Friday, April 8, 2016

Some time ago here in southern Ontario, there was a television report about people in a nursing home being abused and/or mistreated by members of the staff. There were pictures of one elderly lady being tossed into her chair and of … Read more

Wisdom: A Lesson From History

Thursday, April 23, 2015

My dad was smiling when I went to visit him recently at the nursing home. "What are you thinking about?" I asked. "Well, it's funny the things that come into your mind when you have a lot of time on your hands and not much to do," he … Read more

Two Voices, Two Choices

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Every day when I take my dog for a walk, I have to choose between two possible areas. The first is a broad field, bordered on one side by tall trees and reeds, and on the other side by the backyards of local homes. We enter the field off … Read more

The Way Of Life

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Don't you just hate it when it appears that evil has won at the game of life? The guilty party gets off on a technicality; the person always causing problems on the board refuses to step down, which leads to the loss of good leaders; the … Read more

Victim? Or Victor!

Friday, November 9, 2007

We live in a world where fear seems to be the motivator! Terrorism, bomb threats, super bugs — the list goes on. We are bombarded with fears in the news, the Internet, and the newspapers. No wonder there are days … Read more

Follower Of Jesus

Monday, February 27, 2006

I went with my son recently to get his Ontario hospital card renewed. After taking a number and patiently awaiting our turn, it was our time to go forward. The lady at the desk began to gather our information, which … Read more

Team Work

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

I am a pretty independent person. I have seen this so many times in my life. How I've noticed this recently is in playing the piano at church. Years ago in many churches, the piano was the only instrument. For … Read more


Thursday, November 5, 1998

I recently had the chance to meet and enjoy a day with a new and dear friend. I met this lady through the daily devotionals she writes for this page and she has become a good friend in the last … Read more

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