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That's God Knocking At Your Door!

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

My annoyance over telemarketers has occasionally caused me to answer legitimate calls with a rather unfriendly tone. Once, I even hung up on someone. How rude! Thankfully, that person called right back. That got me thinking: How often … Read more


Saturday, September 8, 2018

As we prepared for our long trip, my husband purchased a product to put on the windshield so that rain will bead up on it. He got the car ready as I packed. When we travel, we always take turns driving. As we left, with my husband driving, … Read more

He Is In Control

Saturday, February 17, 2018

It is so easy to become anxious and worried about current events when we listen to the radio or watch the news on television. When we look around us, we can also see wrong being done, and become fearful when such injustices are being … Read more

A Reminder

Friday, September 23, 2016

Whaaaaat? One minute I was striding purposefully along the parking lot towards my vehicle, and then, my ankle went under, and I was falling. Strangely, I was not afraid, but my first thought was, "Have I broken my ankle?" Slowly, I felt … Read more

When You Can't Pray, Give Thanks

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

I once heard of a little boy who refused to say his evening prayers one night — not out of defiance, but because he couldn't think of anything that he wanted. He didn't see much point in praying when there wasn't anything to ask for. … Read more

God's Word In Art

Sunday, October 18, 2015

I have lately developed the habit of looking at the stained glass windows in the different churches that I visit. There is a great variety of them, and I am amazed at the different biblical scenes and symbols which are displayed in the … Read more

Sing A Song Of Praise

Thursday, December 11, 2014

One of God's greatest gifts to us is the gift of music and songs. Here are some quotes about the power of music: "Where words fail, music speaks." – Hans Christian Andersen "Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly … Read more

Singing In The Garden

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

I like to sing just as much as I like to garden, so my plans for the summer were to be singing in the garden. However, when the talents were being handed out for singing and gardening, I was lined up for knitting and reading. According to … Read more


Friday, April 25, 2014

This past winter might go down in the history books in some places as one of the worst winters for snow. As we entered spring, it seemed that winter didn't want to let go. We would get one warm day, and then, it would snow again that … Read more


Friday, February 15, 2013

This verse causes me to remember how God answered our pleas regarding our son's inability to talk. He was born brain-damaged after being starved for oxygen before birth. At age six when he entered special education classes, he still had … Read more

Desert Rose

Saturday, September 29, 2012

My sister, who is in the process of moving, has given me a lovely set of dinnerware china. For years, I have been fond of its elegant design, featuring hand-painted rose blossoms with a twisted briarwood and leaf pattern around … Read more

Music Of Christmas

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

A ceramic nativity set became a part of our family Christmas the year we moved into our new home, when I was four years old. Mama would tell folks that my favourite place to reside during the Christmas season was … Read more

The Plight Of Meaninglessness

Saturday, September 3, 2011

"Everything was meaningless!" These cynical words in Ecclesiastes erupted from an aging man as he reflected on the tragic mistakes he had made earlier in life. He had determined to find meaning somewhere "under the sun" (Ecclesiastes 1:3) — somewhere … Read more

Lofty Mountain Grandeur

Monday, July 26, 2010

Throughout the Daily Devotional tour of central Europe and the Oberammergau Passion Play, I noticed that I was conscious of being constantly in prayer, the way I feel I always ought to be. Often, I found myself looking at my … Read more

Five Kernels Of Corn

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Even though Canada and the United States celebrate Thanksgiving on different dates, many of the traditions surrounding the celebrations in both countries relate back to the arrival of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock in 1620. After three months at sea, … Read more

Kindness And Mercy

Monday, August 4, 2008

When something difficult comes into my life unaware, I understand that it could be God wanting to do a work in my heart that He can only do using that predicament. Sometimes, I wonder why I don't "get it". Why … Read more


Wednesday, April 27, 2005

I hope to reach the terminus of my Bible journey as I read from the book of Genesis towards Revelation. In the past, it has been a familiar task. If I am honest, though, it is perhaps not now as … Read more

A Joyful Noise

Saturday, May 31, 2003

A memory flashback takes me to the pre-school years of my life, when a friend, named Charles, and I were wild and free. From Saturday movies, we knew that the giant man who swung on vine ropes was Tarzan, and … Read more

Ear Problems

Friday, June 7, 2002

Our hound, Grace, had grungy ears. Smelly, dark, oily yuck coated the inner ear canals, even blocking them in some places, impairing her hearing and causing her great discomfort. Allergies seemed to be the culprit behind this phenomenon. According to … Read more

The Shepherd And The Sheep

Sunday, February 25, 2001

When I was tidying up the other day, I came across a postcard I received last summer from a friend who was vacationing in Scotland. The picture was of a young boy shepherding a flock of sheep. As I looked … Read more

Happy Birthday

Thursday, April 2, 1998

This week I read a piece on "Worship" which compared it to a birthday party. At first I thought this rather frivolous until I read further. The birthday person is the centre of attention and the birthday cake honours him … Read more

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