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Gone Astray

Friday, August 5, 2022

One of our grandsons, Bryan, who lives here in our town, has pigeons, just like I used to have before we moved into town. I had homing pigeons (homers) but he has fancy pigeons. They are not flyers like mine were but rather just birds to … Read more

Sanitizing

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

I bought a new-to-me summer home a few months ago. It has fourteen Venetian blinds! I love being able to look out all those windows, but cleaning the blinds has become a bigger job than I had anticipated. I don't think that they've been … Read more

The Up Side

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

A favourite game in our house is hide and seek. The girls just love it and want to play it regularly. They never seem to get tired of discovering me, tucked into a large dog kennel or behind the hot water tank. They never weary of my … Read more

All That Glisters Is Not Gold

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

There was a time, before I trusted in Jesus' knowing better than myself, when everything worldly seemed up for grabs. It was a time of exploring our coming-of-age freedoms. For me, this included a girlfriend. Latterly, I realized that … Read more

An Apple

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

In recent months, I have started eating an apple each evening. As I thought about this delightful experience, a Google search broadened my knowledge. Though the forbidden fruit of Eden in the Book of Genesis is not identified, popular … Read more

I Will Counsel You

Monday, July 19, 2021

Lucy has her own profession in the Peanuts comic strip: psychiatrist. Lucy has put out her shingle — "Psychiatric Help 5¢". Charlie Brown shows up at her makeshift booth and … Read more

The Hiding Place

Saturday, July 17, 2021

One sheet and four kitchen chairs made a perfect hiding place. Lovey was my maternal grandmother's half-sister. My memories of her are fading, but I do recall that she played with me and my cousin. One of our favourite things to do was … Read more

Way To Go

Saturday, June 6, 2020

I like sharing videos with my grandson, Andrew. Each week, he learns some new words, or has started a new game, or wants to show Evelyn and me either a new book or a toy that he has been given. It's wonderful to experience the joy that he … Read more

A Trustworthy Guide

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Though I had never seen this person before, I trusted him to guide me for the next hour. My wife and I were on vacation in the mountains of Tennessee, USA, and we wanted to visit somewhere that we hadn't gone before. Forbidden Caverns … Read more

The Steps

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

When my sister's husband became ill, she had to learn to do many things around the house which she had never done before. There were decisions to be made by her alone, which had once been jointly made. There were items to be fixed that … Read more

Dangers All Around Us

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

For about 35 years, I had a flock of homing pigeons. I didn't race them, but I took them out for a fly on occasion, mostly for short distances — sometimes longer ones — and they would always find their way home. I had one big white cock … Read more

A Blank Page

Monday, December 31, 2018

Since 1962, I have been keeping a diary. When I first started, it was almost entirely work-related. Later, when I refocused (not retired), more personal things were entered on the appropriate pages. Every October or November, I purchase … Read more

A Thanksgiving To Remember

Monday, October 9, 2017

Long ago, a Thanksgiving Day was gloriously decorated with shades of autumn colours. It had been a busy day in my restaurant 200 kilometres (125 miles) north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on the Trans-Canada Highway. There was a break with … Read more

Times Of Refreshing

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

One evening before bedtime, I was watching a Christian program on television when the feed for it was cut off. After trying to fix it, things got worse, and I got only one channel to watch. I was sure that I had messed up the television by … Read more

An Eye In The Sky

Friday, March 31, 2017

Every spring, robins built a nest under our deck above our back door. We use this door as our main entrance, and the patio is a place to relax as well as a work area. A busy spot, it seems a strange place to nest, but the birds weren't … Read more

The Undo Button

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

What a glorious day it was when I discovered the undo button on my computer! "Undo" is a command in many computer programs that allows us to undo almost anything that we have done. With a click on the button, I can undo my last action or … Read more

France Weeps

Saturday, July 16, 2016

During the 1970s, the pipeline engineering firm for which I worked had a big contract with a French firm, and we had two offices in Paris. As head of the financial division of our firm, I made many trips to our offices. One evening, on the … Read more

His Eyes

Saturday, April 18, 2015

His eyes never leave me. He follows my every movement. Wherever I go, he quickly moves out ahead of me and keeps checking to see if I am following after him. All of this takes place because he loves me. He is my dog, Sparky. One day, I … Read more

The World Or Heaven?

Sunday, December 28, 2014

For many years, I went down the path of setting worldly goals and making New Year's resolutions, some of which were short-lived and left me feeling defeated when I inevitably failed. There were goals that I reached, but these achievements … Read more

Off The Cliff

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Let me start off with some home truths. First and foremost, I am a klutz. Secondly, I really procrastinate when it comes to making a decision and taking action. I have been pondering awhile on completing and submitting a meditation to … Read more

An Outing

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

On a sunny spring afternoon a few years ago, I took a drive around my new neighbourhood, on roads unfamiliar to a newcomer. Nevertheless, I enjoyed my outing in the farm country where more fields opened to the view, with farm houses a … Read more

A Musical Crescendo

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Let us look in on the Plaza de Sant Roc de Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain. There stands a man with his bass fiddle poised to start playing his instrument. A young girl approaches the man's hat on the ground and drops in a coin. The man draws … Read more

My Kitty Lets Me Love Her

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

As I write this, it is winter, and the first thing I do every morning is to put wood in the fireplace. While I am doing so, my kitty stands at my feet and meows. I have come to know … Read more

Spiritual Skates

Sunday, February 5, 2012

My walks take me by a skating rink, and I enjoy watching the young and old pleasure skating to music that swells from speakers. A young one who barely walks is in good form with small skates and loving hands … Read more

The Harness Of God

Friday, September 16, 2011

Twice each day, my dog Gabby will come to me with bated breath, wanting her walk around the community. However because of her breed, (part Australian Shepherd and part Beagle), she requires a harness. This is because cattle dogs are … Read more

My Hiding Place

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

I enjoy a measure of aloneness. I greatly desire to return constantly to my private place where I am most comfortably free to be myself — to think things through, speak my thoughts aloud. Yes, I can come to my … Read more

New Beginnings

Friday, September 5, 2008

The fall has arrived and a new school year has begun. For many, this is a year of new challenges, with a new grade, new friends, new surroundings, and an opportunity to make a new impression — a new beginning! … Read more

Count Your Blessings

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

I have talked to many people who say that while God is the first person to Whom they turn for comfort and for help in bad times, they have a harder time remembering to thank God for all of the … Read more

In My Father's Footsteps

Friday, July 27, 2007

I remember a song called Me and My Shadow. I was my father's shadow. Every Friday evening, we would go for groceries. Often we would have to walk because the car was not working yet again. We did the same … Read more

Many Voices

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Driving through strange cities usually keeps me on edge, since I have a poor sense of direction. Coming home through Quesnel, a small city in central British Columbia, Canada, I was watching for the familiar turn. A very clear voice … Read more

A Hiding Place

Monday, February 20, 2006

Do you ever get the feeling that you want to run away from all of your responsibilities and go hide somewhere? I did that when I was twelve. Things in my home were unbearable, so I decided to run away. … Read more

Lost?

Wednesday, February 9, 2005

There I was, driving down Keele Street, nearly late for an appointment, but sure that I could find the cemetery to take that one remaining photograph before I went on. I was sure of the location; I had been there … Read more

God's Protection

Tuesday, August 17, 2004

A female cat started coming to our house, back in March 2003. She was pregnant and gave birth to three kittens in May that year. My family and I started feeding her and her kittens. Even though they were not … Read more

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