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I Hate Tinsel!

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

We just celebrated our 53rd wedding anniversary, so I have been inundated with memories from the past, sometimes making me somewhat sad because of times gone by. Since the celebration is over, I continue to remember things from those first … Read more


Wednesday, August 24, 2022

One of the many important gifts that God has given to human beings is the ability to remember. While memories are sometimes unpleasant, most often they are helpful, enjoyable, and, in some circumstances, even essential, as our society … Read more

Keep Going

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

One of the highlights of life in my residence is the annual Christmas party for the children of the staff. Everything is geared for fun and laughter. To see the youngsters enjoying themselves is a great tonic for the residents, all of whom … Read more

Just Do Your Best

Saturday, May 26, 2018

I am privileged to live in a retirement facility where I continue to learn from other residents and members of the staff. Recently, a waitress was given the opportunity to fulfill the role of the dining room manager when that manager was … Read more

Just Be You

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Recently, I moved to a seniors' residence. I am trying to make the adjustment to living in a different setting without my wife of over 60 years and with daily mingling among people that I never knew previously. Drawing on my personal … Read more

In Memoriam

Thursday, February 15, 2018

We have various inscriptions around inside our church and out the front on the lawn. They are there as a celebration and remembrance of various people who have given their lives in service, whether in membership, war, or leadership over … Read more

What's In A Name?

Monday, November 21, 2016

Our eighth grandchild is due in the next week or so, and though he or she already has a place in our hearts and in our family, thus far, the baby doesn't have a name. Hundreds of names have been deemed unsuitable. Our name is our … Read more

Holy Heights

Monday, March 3, 2014

I suffer from acrophobia — a fear of heights. Perhaps if I were a tall person, it might not be so bad. I get dizzy and unbalanced whenever I am up high. Standing on a ledge or a rooftop is very hard for me to do, although if I'm on a … Read more

The Hearing Organ

Thursday, August 16, 2012

All was readied for one of my most exciting experiences in the operating room. As assistant to the surgeon, I had gathered all the supplies and instruments needed to perform middle ear surgery. Hearing is regulated by the middle ear. … Read more

Inside Feasting

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

For seven years before I immigrated to Canada, I served in my church's outreach to the Bantu. This involved a trip each Sunday morning to one of the so-called Bantu locations or townships where there was a small church hall … Read more

Just Another Play

Monday, October 3, 2011

Have you ever been around someone who is so excited about something that it rubs off on you? I have, many times. But last August, I had opportunity to discover it again. My granddaughter was attending day camp for two … Read more

His Name Is Wonderful

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Recently, my sister experienced the birth of her first grandchild, Christian Paul. His name (kept as a surprise) was not announced until the day he was born. As I thought about the biblical meaning of this wonderful name, I was … Read more

Who Am I?

Tuesday, January 3, 2006

My grandson spent last summer in the Navy Reserve. At the end of the training, his family and I went to the graduating ceremony. When we arrived, we asked for him by his first name, and no one knew whom … Read more

Dipping Eggs

Tuesday, April 29, 2003

Nothing tastes as good as a freshly laid, 2-3 minute, soft-cooked egg. Our family calls them "dipping eggs". These beauties take well to a sliver of toast or an English muffin. We are really spoiled! Because we live near a … Read more

Do You Love Me?

Friday, February 14, 2003

This morning, as my husband prepared to leave the house to run some errands of his own, he paused to kiss me, and asked the question, "Do you love me?" "Of course I do. Why would you ask?" After he … Read more


Monday, April 30, 2001

Jimmy has been a friend, and more — a brother — to each individual church member. Surely, his absence will be felt by us all. One recent weekend, several members set off for a study tour trip in one of … Read more

A Renewed Encounter

Wednesday, November 24, 1999

Do you remember that special day when you first asked Jesus into your heart? I remember that special day very well and the events and situations that came with it. I remember writing, "Jesus saves!" and "Jesus loves you!" on … Read more

Morning Star

Tuesday, September 14, 1999

Seventy years after the birthday it was written to celebrate, I discovered a hand-written letter from a father to his son at college in 1929. Congratulations to you from your Mother and the other members of the family upon the … Read more

Letters To 7 Churches: (1) Ephesus

Tuesday, January 28, 1997

Why indeed? Have you counted how many times you've asked that question along the way of your journey? I can't say for certain what the event was that triggered this message in Revelation to the church at Ephesus. But I … Read more

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