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Oh, Please Remember Me!

Sunday, December 11, 2022

It was the saddest Christmas school assembly that I'd ever experienced. I left as a devastated six-year-old. The evening had included a gift exchange arranged earlier through drawing names. One by one, the principal announced the name … Read more

My "Deprived" Upbringing

Saturday, July 16, 2022

This past week, I asked a neighbour to email me a list of old television shows which she thought that I'd enjoy. I replied with a longwinded "Thanks", which afterward exploded within me into an overwhelming sense of gratitude for my … Read more

Filtering Life

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

I met him on an informational walk on the Foothills Trail. He had thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail, all 2190+ miles of it from Maine to Georgia, USA, within a twelve-month … Read more

The Never-Ending Purchase

Monday, July 5, 2021

Living in northern Canada takes its toll upon one's skin, especially during the long, cold, dry winter. Thus, sixteen months ago, on the spur of the moment while I was doing my monthly shopping, I grabbed a bottle of a new, foaming face … Read more

Sudden Change

Friday, April 26, 2019

Change is constant. From the time we are infants, we continually adapt to changing circumstances. What is important is how we react to the changes. Even institutions such as the PresbyCan Daily Devotional change. When I first started … Read more

His Love Endures Forever

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

While reading Psalm 136 to my autistic son, I could not help notice the surprised look on his face. At that moment, I realized how pleasantly this psalm must have resonated in his mind with the constant repetition of the … Read more

Say It Again

Tuesday, January 10, 2006

When I wanted to be sure my children heard something, I often found myself saying the same phrases over and over. Sometimes I repeated instructions such as "Watch both ways when you cross the street," but sometimes my words were … Read more

He Loves Us So Much

Saturday, February 14, 2004

As a child, did you ever pick a daisy, and play the game of pulling the petals off one by one? I'm sure that, like me, many have done just this. As each petal fell, we would say (with the … Read more

Quiet Testimony, Hidden Blessings

Sunday, August 13, 2000

Some time ago, I was blessed enough to attend a wonderful weekend retreat. The speakers were moving, the choir infectious, and, as for the women who attended — well, they were inspiring. The love of God was shining so brightly … Read more

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