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Simply Trusting

March 5, 2021

One day, we received a picture of our granddaughter and her husband holding their little two-year-old boy upside down between them. We could see their legs and the boy hanging there, laughing. He was not worried; he knew that his parents …( read more )

God's Inspired Word

November 30, 2020

Back in 1866, when the founding fathers of Confederation were discussing naming Canada, Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley was reading the Bible one morning. While reading Psalm 72, he was inspired by the words of today's verse. His suggestion …( read more )

The Greatest Love Story

April 27, 2020

Whenever I feast on the wonder of a starlit sky, as daytime's sunset pulls down her blind and whispers goodnight, I cannot help but believe in God's handiwork. And though my eyesight has faded over time, and brilliant colours have lost …( read more )

The Tear's Majestic Beauty

I recently asked my two great-grandsons, "Why did God give us tears?" The three-year-old answered, "Because we're crying", and the six-year-old said, "Hmmm, I got it! Because when we're sad we can't just make a noise. We have to make a …( read more )

Do Not Be Afraid

December 5, 2016

Twice a month for a great number of years now, I have been leading a Bible discussion at the local Long Term Care Centre. On special occasions such as Christmas, New Year's, and Good Friday, I lead a worship service there as well. My wife …( read more )

Trust And Comfort

March 3, 2016

Have you ever had a stretch of time when opportunities arose to test what you're made of spiritually? For me, this particular stretch has lasted over three years. Besides daily annoyances, the death of a parent, and career challenges, …( read more )

Running Against The Wind

August 17, 2012

With all the hot weather that we have had, we were grateful when we finally received the much-needed rain. With the rain came a gentle, cool breeze that brought relief and comfort to our household. The other day, as I … (read more)

Tears In A Bottle

February 26, 2010

Can you imagine collecting a lifetime of tears in a bottle? How would those tears describe your life? Several weeks ago, I received a lovely email devotional explaining the ancient custom of collecting tears. One individual shared her experience in … (read more)

I Walked

February 4, 2008

Not being a television person, radio and newspapers are my preferred choice of media for news, weather, sports, and music. Talk shows, though informative, often become repetitive from one host to another, so I turn to music. However, every once … (read more)

Tears In A Bottle

November 23, 2007

I am sure you have heard the following phrases in one form or another: – Big boys don't cry. – Big girls don't cry. – Oh, you're fine. Just dust yourself off and wipe away the tears. Sadly, with such … (read more)

That Long-Awaited Snowfall

January 16, 2006

For several days, the weather channel had been predicting snow for our area of the state. Since snow is something we seldom see, the grandchildren were very excited. At last the day arrived! That long-awaited snowfall was to be here. … (read more)

All Through The Night

February 5, 2004

A couple of nights ago, fearfully tossing and turning, unable to sleep, I reached up in the darkness to turn my radio on, hoping to find some relaxing music. Instantly I heard the sweetest voice singing a song I have … (read more)

Moving Day

August 28, 2002

The day had finally arrived. It was the day we moved our youngest daughter, Cindy, to Kingston, Ontario, Canada, to complete her last year at Queen's University. Cindy's futon bed, computer desk, and chair, along with two bedside tables, a … (read more)

The Pin

May 2, 2000

A while back, an offer was extended to acquire a pin which would represent the trinity. The pin as presented on screen and paper was in beautiful soft tones. This, along with the explanation of how it was designed and … (read more)

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