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Do It Again!

Thursday, January 18, 2024

"Again, Papa, again!" Riley wanted Papa to do more snow angels with her. Again! Again! Again! Haven't we all heard that from our children? When we really love something, we all want it to happen again. I read Psalm 126 today, and that is … Read more

Sarah Laughed

Monday, July 10, 2023

One of the joys of grandparenting is that the parents need a babysitter. We get the call, and in an instant, a sleepover is arranged at our house. Several weekends ago, I was up early with my five-year-old grandson making breakfast, … Read more

Cultivating Joy

Thursday, November 4, 2021

I woke on the wrong side of the bed. I had a headache, and had been aroused by its pounding rather than by my alarm. As I reluctantly climbed out of bed, my dog, Scout, bounced around, happy to be awake and alive, and soon to be fed! Her … Read more

Sound Of Laughter

Monday, April 29, 2019

A policeman came to my door, asking, "Are you the wife of Richard DeShaw?" I said, "Dick! Never Richard!" Right then, an old Irish joke suddenly popped into my mind: An insensitive cop asks a woman, "Are you the Widow Brown?" … Read more

Joyful Christians

Saturday, August 11, 2012

A few weeks ago, we were privileged to hear an African children's choir sing. The joy that these children exhibited and their love for Jesus were quite contagious and very uplifting! Since then, we hosted a couple of young men … Read more

Joyful Dreams

Friday, February 22, 2008

Psalm 126 is one of my favourite passages in the Bible. It resonates with what I've experienced in my life. When I was a teenager and had no control over the sadness in my home life, I hated myself and … Read more

A Letter Never Sent

Saturday, March 20, 1999

Late last year I wrote Home Before Christmas . It tells the story of a visit I made to my hometown in the wake of my Mother's passing. I grew up on a short side-street of a dozen houses. … Read more

It Seemed Like A Dream

Sunday, December 15, 1996

What is your dream, this December, this Advent season? What Christmas miracle would you like to see? It would be like a dream if we could wake up on Christmas morning to news that all the fighting had ended, all … Read more

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