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How Sharp Is Your Pencil?

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

I am so blessed to have a spiritual friend who loves Christ, is steeped in theology, shows her warm smile, and encourages everyone she meets. We became friends at a time when I was at a crossroads in my spiritual life, and she discipled … Read more

The New Car

Friday, January 24, 2020

Don't get me wrong — I loved my old car. Though it was almost ten years old, it was easy to drive and was still in great shape. My family, however, strongly encouraged me to consider getting a newer car with better safety features. … Read more

Our Treasury Of Friends

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Have you considered adding your friends to your list of assets? That's what they are — in some way or other. I'm learning to value friendships through watching older folk express their commitment to each other. They check on each other, … Read more

A New Acquaintance Brings A Fresh Perspective

Monday, April 22, 2019

When my husband and I moved to a new city over a year ago, it was hard for me to leave my friends. Many years of shared joys and tribulations had made us a close-knit group. In particular, I appreciate my friends' loyalty and support … Read more


Friday, January 26, 2018

Until recently, my husband and I have been playing cards with two other ladies. We tried to play once a week. Sometimes, it worked out, while at other times, life got in the way, especially as we grew elderly. We would rotate to each of … Read more

Working Together

Friday, November 20, 2015

During his recent visit to the United States, Pope Francis said the following in his address to Congress: The challenges facing us today call for a renewal of that spirit of cooperation, which has accomplished so much good throughout the … Read more

My Friend

Friday, October 2, 2015

Here is a poem that I wrote: My friend is a special person Who accepts me the way I am. My friend can see who I can be. My friend laughs and cries with me. My friend is always honest, Even though the words spoken hurt me at times. My … Read more

Naming The Animals

Thursday, June 25, 2015

When spring finally arrived, I went out to the garden with some fresh water for my box turtle that had emerged safe and sound from her hibernation spot. But I was surprised to discover that she had company – three adorable baby … Read more

Dependence On Future Time

Sunday, January 18, 2015

We ought to behave ourselves every day as though we had not dependence on any other day. — Jonathan Edwards You may be surprised to know that I have always been an individual who puts off, postpones, or delays doing something. This is … Read more

At What Point Are We Satisfied?

Sunday, August 23, 2009

At the beginning of August here in British Columbia, Canada, we are setting record temperatures, while experiencing the longest straight stretch of a heat wave for only the third time since 1880. While in parts of our province, wildfires are … Read more

Wounds And Truth

Saturday, June 9, 2007

I love playing the piano. I love finding hard pieces of music to practice. I love adding frills and floaties to music in order to make the music sound like I want it to. I love slowing down, and speeding … Read more

Leaving Riches For Our Children

Thursday, June 3, 2004

Many times when I look around my comfortable home, I've thought of the tiny home that sheltered me for the first nine years of my life. We had no running water, indoor plumbing, or television, and the new wringer washer … Read more

The Gift of Friendship

Sunday, January 12, 2003

I believe that friends are gifts from God, who puts them in our paths, and we in theirs, in a multitude of ways and for a multitude of reasons. Henry Churchill King is quoted as saying, "The very possibility of … Read more

Sharpen Or Dull? You Make The Call!

Thursday, August 3, 2000

Some time ago, I led my Sunday School class in a study on spiritual gifts. It was just as much of a learning experience for me as it was for my class. There were spiritual gifts we discussed that I … Read more


Friday, August 28, 1998

I had an astounding and touching thing happen to me. I arrived at school at lunch and ended up talking to Sandy. I don't know why, but I decided to share my innermost thoughts and feelings with her. This is … Read more

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