Little did these poor shepherds realize that they would be the first to visit Him who would become the greatest teacher ever known, who would walk on water, heal the sick, cast out demons in tormented souls, and make the lame to walk, the …( read more )
Over the years, whenever I would go to see the youthful and exciting presentation of Anne Of Green Gables at the Confederation Centre of the Arts, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, I would be intrigued with a special scene … (read more)
For two years, many years ago, every Sunday afternoon, we would drive forty-five miles into south Boston to a Mission to be part of a wonderful Sunday School program with lots of Bible teaching, singing, and a light lunch. One … (read more)
Each spring at "our little church in the Creek", we have a Festival of Faith Conference, and we look forward to the weekend with great anticipation and joy after a long winter of snow and cold in the Maritimes. This … (read more)
I loved to ride horseback. Bareback was my favourite way to go. Round and round the field adjacent to our backyard I would ride, faster and faster. Often my dad would caution me, "One day, you are going to fall … (read more)
Early in January, we were blessed by an uplifting and marvellous devotional describing how a plain and ordinary painting the writer was working on soon became so much more vivid and beautiful when touched by the professional hand … (read more)
A story is told about a father and his son who were minding their sheep in the highlands of Scotland one spring night. The young son tugged at his father's pant leg and asked, "Daddy, how big is God's love?" … (read more)
When my husband and I were college students, we needed a chesterfield. There was a bargain on sale in Eaton's in Montreal, and the price was good, so we took it. It was a miserable pale brown colour, and I … (read more)
Recently I had cause to remember the wonderful blessing I received after giving my last few dollars to a friend in need. Many years ago, money was really scarce in our home. We had three children to feed and clothe, … (read more)
When I was a young girl and fussing as to how I looked before I would go out, my mother always reminded me that it was what was on the inside that counted. She would say to me, "The world … (read more)
What a glorious day: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010! To watch the Chilean men come out of the bowels of the earth alive, well, and so charismatic was a blessing too great for words. God answered the prayers of the men … (read more)
Our Lord's love is portrayed to us over and over again, first in His Word and then by the preaching of the Word, and it is also demonstrated to us in our everyday lives through our friends, loved ones, and … (read more)
Late in the summer, we here in the Maritimes were battening our hatches down, awaiting the arrival of hurricane Earl. Forecasters alerted us to the fact that Earl was coming in all his dangerous splendour, and they were advising the … (read more)
Some recent events have taken me back about sixty years in time, and brought back memories of the childhood trips that I made to the bog to bring home, at first, frog eggs, then pollywogs, and, later in the year, … (read more)
Thursday, September 24, 2020 – In Europe — During the summer, there have been some good conversations with J, a woman from North Africa, about the similarities and difference between following Jesus and being a Muslim. Pray that the Spirit of God would work in the heart of J and others.
Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. (Ephesians 6:11 ESV)
More on "Stage 4 Kidney Failure": "Please continue to pray for Job as his appointment, to find out if the cancer is gone, was..." (more)
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Jeremiah 9:24 – "I am the Lord, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the Lord. (NIV)