Search Results for: "Psalm 73:"

Is It Good Or Is It Bad?

Monday, October 17, 2022

This summer, we bought new garden furniture for our backyard. We unpacked it from the boxes, removed all the plastic, and set in groups all the pieces to be put together. Then, as it was a very hot day, we went inside for a break before … Read more

Pressing On

Saturday, April 2, 2022

"No turning back; no turning back!" I cheerfully sang these lyrics while tossing a pile of mementos into the wastebasket. I had extracted some old papers from my filing cabinet: a "Food Handler Certificate" granted 22 years ago from Public … Read more


Thursday, August 26, 2021

I was sitting on my balcony, watching my hands show a slight tremor, and I thought about the value of our hands. Some months ago, I was diagnosed as having Parkinson's disease, and while the medications have things well under control, I … Read more

From The Depths Of Despair

Saturday, March 3, 2018

She was at the lowest point that I had ever seen. It was mid-winter, and her Seasonal Affective Disorder (SADS) was visiting the full force of its power on her. At first, I did not know how to help her to fight her way through the deeply … Read more

Lord, Grant Me Patience

Thursday, August 18, 2016

As I entered the bank and noted the long line, I thought, "Oh well, I'm not in a hurry today." Looking ahead, I saw a grey-haired lady entering the bank from the other side. I could not help but notice that when she saw me, she picked up … Read more

Trust And Comfort

Thursday, 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

Right Hand

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Snow and ice covered the roads as well as sidewalks. I chose to visit a friend, whom I had not seen for many months. There was a fair amount of ice on her driveway, which I managed to manoeuvre without any problem. However, leaving … Read more

It's All Good

Friday, April 5, 2013

Over the years, there have been a lot of different clichés that everyone likes to use. One I've noticed lately is "It's all good" — which got me to thinking about what the Bible says is good. (All quotations are from the NKJV.) – It is … Read more

The Strength Of My Heart

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Several months ago, I developed a state of extreme fatigue. No matter how many naps I took, I was always tired. It turned out that I had pneumonia. This fact was a blessing in disguise, since it led to the … Read more

Escaping Envy

Saturday, May 3, 2008

Psalm 73 is one of my favourite psalms. It deals with jealousy and envy. The writer feels that he is losing out on the spoils of life and the riches of success. He is faithful to God but not wealthy. … Read more

Is Our Living In Vain?

Friday, October 5, 2007

After I first gave my life to Christ, as I grew and matured in my relationship with Christ, I began to notice that I was seeing myself in a place of want, while others all around me seemed to prosper. … Read more


Sunday, September 11, 2005

Usually I am friendly and welcoming to newcomers in our church. One recent Sunday, I learned something about myself. Although I casually spoke to a stranger in our midst, I did not go out of my way to make him … Read more

In The Company Of Angels

Wednesday, December 12, 2001

December 1992 had been busy from early in the month. My dad had been hospitalized for a short time, several friends had undergone serious cancer surgeries, there had been the usual school and dance performances to sew for and attend, … Read more

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Tuesday, June 15, 1999

It seems that no matter how old we are, or what point of our life we are in, we are always "plagued" by decisions that we must make. Sometimes they are small decisions, while other times they are big, perhaps … Read more

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