Ears that Hear

I’d love to say that 2018 came in on a pleasant note. Well, it did, actually, since we were happily invited again to share in good friends’ New Year’s Day Fondue tradition. A table full of good food, surrounded by good people. Yes, that was, indeed, a most pleasant start to the year. But the … More Ears that Hear

The Dance

It happens every year in January. I map out the year ahead with things like family vacation, conferences, purchases. Just normal planning that has to be done. But, always, there are the inevitable plans to do things I should have done last year but didn’t, and the inevitable plans to stop doing things that I’ve … More The Dance

Peace On Earth?

Wouldn’t we all love to see it at last? Peace on earth? Every year as we deck the halls and trek the malls, there returns the old hankering for the promise of the angels to come to pass. Mostly, at this point in history, we are just thankful for a week long respite from hearing … More Peace On Earth?

Who’s Really Winning?

  With all the #WINNING hoopla started by Charlie Sheen’s shenanigans, one can’t help but ruminate on what it really means to win in this life. To my way of thinking, winning in life is important, and I can’t wholeheartedly subscribe to the “it’s how you play the game” theory touted when one loses some … More Who’s Really Winning?

That Good Part

It was ironing day, when I watch TV in the middle of the day. After crying over that Surprise Home Makeover show, I watched two different Bible teacher shows, one right after the other. They both talked about Mary and Martha, so I figured I’d better pay attention. 😉 Martha was frantic. Jesus had come … More That Good Part

Seeds

Those of us who live in cities might lose sight of this fact, but everything comes from a seed. Trees come from seed. Flowers come from seed. Potatoes come from seed. Carrots come from seed. Lettuce comes from seed. Tomatoes come from seed. Our sweet puppies and kittens come from seed, as do hens and … More Seeds

God Sightings

There was a huge wheelhouse built on the platform of the sanctuary because the church was running an evening program for church and neighbourhood kids. The theme of the week long event had to do with ships and pirates. One day the “captain” was talking to the children about God sightings. Referring to different things … More God Sightings