Published January 22nd, 2018 by

How do you know its time to replace your car, your blender or your underwear? Some simple rules apply. You are prepared and don’t care about the item breaking down…

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Published January 21st, 2018 by

This morning, a little boy about eight years old walked with his dad into the park across the road from me. The little guy started to make snowballs and more…

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Published January 20th, 2018 by

Are you surprised to find out that you are as old as you are? Every time I have to state my current age, I gasp a little, but not as…

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Published January 19th, 2018 by

Are you in a tough spot right now? Oh, I am sorry. May I pray for you? Here is 2 Corinthians 6:1-8, personalized for you. I beg you, please don’t…

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Published January 18th, 2018 by

How would you describe bagpipes to a person who had never seen such a thing? Here is one explanation from a couple of centuries ago. ‘The white man wore a…

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Published January 17th, 2018 by

Have you returned all the crummy gifts yet? The ones that are the wrong size, the wrong colour, stuff you hate or whatever your passion for the crummy. I am…

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Published January 16th, 2018 by

Haven’t eaten it yet? Poor you! That’s not to say I am an expert. I discovered it only a couple of years ago at The Blue Willow Tea Room in…

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Published January 15th, 2018 by

I purchased six silver buttons for a project I was working on, but when I went to sew the buttons on my top, I couldn’t find one of the buttons.…

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Published January 14th, 2018 by

One of our guest pastors pointed out that the manger scene was not as we have imagined it for a century or two. He said that the inn was probably…

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Published January 13th, 2018 by

Again and again in the movies and unfortunately in life, I hear this comment. “It will be okay- everything is ok.” The world offers this platitude in the midst of…

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