Author Archive

Come On, Ring Those Bells

December 31, 2012

I love to listen to Evie Tornquist — and I especially love to hear Evie sing "Come on, ring those bells".

For those who do not know this beautiful Christmas song, it portrays all the joy and bliss we should take delight in over the …( read more )

Why Did God Become Man?

December 23, 2012

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 )

Have You Heard? Have You Heard?

September 17, 2012

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)

Good And Faithful Servant

August 22, 2012

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)

The Lighthouse

July 23, 2012

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)

The Touch Of The Father's Hand

June 17, 2012

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)

The Touch Of The Master's Hand

February 9, 2011

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)

The Love Of God

January 26, 2011

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)

Do You Hear What I Hear?

December 26, 2010

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)

Giving And Receiving

December 8, 2010

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)

What's Inside

October 27, 2010

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)

Set Free

October 15, 2010

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)

I Know You Do

October 13, 2010

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)

The Storm Is Coming

September 27, 2010

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)

Set Free

September 15, 2010

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)


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