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Storms Of The Heart

March 28, 2020

My brother lives in the Ottawa Valley, by a lake nicknamed the Lake of Storms. Often choppy, the wind can whip the water into high waves and whitecaps quickly. All wise boaters know when to go ashore! This pales, though, in comparison to …( read more )


November 29, 2019

On our narrow street recently, there were two cars parked, across the street and at each end of the bus stop. As I neared the first parked car, a bus was pulling up to its stop on the other side. Not being in a rush, and having seen the …( read more )

At Wits' End

January 28, 2018

One of my most difficult challenges was raising a son with autism. Many times, I was at my wits' end. Until recently, I was unaware that the expression, "at wits' end" originated in the Bible. It literally means to "have wisdom swallowed …( read more )

Thanksgiving In Memory

November 22, 2017

One of the greatest things about celebrating Thanksgiving is the singing of long-time favourite hymns that keep coming back to us, hymns with words like: "Now thank we all our God, with heart and hands and voices, who wondrous things has …( read more )

Preparing For The Impossible

April 1, 2017

An incident that happened some fifty years ago is as detailed in my mind as though it were yesterday. The only difference today is my attitude — an attitude of grateful thanks to my heavenly Father, Who was not only aware of the …( read more )

From The Lips Of Children — And Adults

January 4, 2017

While I was eating lunch with my sister-in-law and her little lad about three-and-a-half years of age, my sister-in-law's phone rang, and she left the table to answer. Just then, the little lad finished his bowl of spaghetti and cheese, …( read more )

Mighty Words, Mighty Works

September 29, 2008

Every now and again, for no particular reason, as I'm doing some ordinary task such as putting away leftovers or getting into the car — snap! Suddenly I'm in debilitating pain, and I can't straighten up. It's my back again. … (read more)

I Will Pilot Thee

February 5, 2005

My journey led me down a one-lane road in the southwest tip of Ireland to the tiny village of Crookhaven. The note on the back of a souvenir postcard said, "Crookhaven, a safe anchorage protected from the fury of the … (read more)

Oh, Those Canned Peaches!

November 12, 2004

We all have very personal experiences relating to the Christmas season; mine is associated with canned peaches. In Britain during World War II, food was in very short supply. As the Christmas season neared, however, the government would release a … (read more)

The Stilling Of Our Storms

February 27, 2001

Yesterday morning, when I woke up, bright sun greeted me. Gradually through the morning hours, however, the skies became leaden gray and by 12:30, snow began drifting down. As predicted by our weather forecaster, by 1:00, snow was sluicing down. … (read more)

Hearts Of Oak

November 11, 1999

Aboard H.M.C.S. Sackville — It's interesting to "people-watch" as you go through a museum, especially this one. Most younger people are a bit bored. To them, it's just more history-under-glass, and they think they get more than enough of that … (read more)

Green Pastures And Still Waters

May 13, 1997

When joints or muscles ache from too much weekend exercise, I'm fairly quick to realize that my body's trying to tell me something and encourage healing along with the appropriate dose of Ibuprophen, an ice pack or heating pad, rest, … (read more)

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