Search Results for: "Psalm 127:"

Baby Snatcher

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

A large man was kicking in my front door, interrupting the nap that I'd been taking with my children, ages three and four. "I want my kids!" he was screaming. There was no time to run and hide, so I bundled my sleepy two under the … Read more

Will Morning Never Come?

Friday, August 6, 2021

It was one of the worst nights of sleeplessness that I'd ever endured. As part of his high school graduation gift, I had made plans for an overnight road trip, camping with my grandson. The drive in his beloved vintage Volkswagen camper … Read more

Jesus Can

Monday, May 25, 2020

Last winter, I stumbled on a heart-rending story as I surfed the Internet. In a clinic in China, an embattled lady in her frustration littered the floor of the patients' room with her bag full of hard-earned money. She had been diagnosed … Read more

Return To Sender

Sunday, January 5, 2020

My wife and I recently purchased a condominium in Victoria on Canada's Vancouver Island, and we intend to move there shortly. The woman from whom we purchased the condominium was a widow. She was dying, and she wanted to sell her home to … Read more

Let The Children Come

Monday, October 15, 2018

One day, I was looking on YouTube for an anthem that my wife needed to learn for a church service in which she was invited to sing with the choir. While I was listening to it, during a clarinet solo, I heard some small children giggling … Read more

The Marriage Verse

Monday, October 24, 2016

During a Bible study class, I learned that some of the older women had asked for and received a verse from God for their wedding, a verse that sustained them through the ups and downs of married life. I had thought that the "Love is…" … Read more

The Million Dollar Club

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Last year, a friend told me someone had welcomed her to The Million Dollar Club. My obviously naive knowledge of that phrase was limited. I thought that it had to do with real estate agents, and knowing that she was … Read more

We Are Family

Thursday, November 3, 2011

In February 1997, a month after my father's passing, my brothers and I, living in different parts of British Columbia and Alberta, Canada, each received a letter from a third cousin once removed (as my mother would say) of my … Read more

Sleep, My Beloved

Friday, February 12, 2010

Before my diabetic condition was diagnosed and correctly medicated, one of the negative symptoms I experienced was a nightly inability to rest or sleep more than an hour or so. This adverse symptom caused many other discomforts and inabilities, which … Read more

God's Special Child

Sunday, January 11, 2009

For some parents, the worst fear is having a child who is handicapped. I have often asked the question, how does today's Scripture apply to raising a child with a severe disability? As a mother of a son with autism, … Read more

Work And Play

Saturday, April 26, 2003

I love playing games — nothing too physical — with my wife. I delight in being daft — manipulating words — with anyone silly enough to be around when I am in the mood. As I get older, this tends … Read more

His Birthday

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Recently I said to two children, aged five and six, "You seem to know what Halloween is all about; can you tell me what Christmas is about?" I got the expected reply that seems to be the norm for too … Read more

Labour Day

Monday, September 3, 2001

Today is the day that many of us celebrate as Labour Day. As I was thinking about this day, I got to wondering what this day really means to people. For many here in North America, it is the last … Read more

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