Author Archives: crazycathie

good article re being a “firekeeper”

We still remember the interim pastor we had at Good Shepherd in Toronto, with fondness. When I have a question, I think of asking him–he always said we should investigate things for ourselves, but my wont was to trust his … Continue reading

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less explaining?

I’ve been complaining lately (for about the last year or more) about “talking” too much: “The older you get, the more quiet you become. Life humbles you so deeply as you age. You realize how much nonsense you’ve wasted time … Continue reading

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One Word 2018

If you don’t know about choosing “One Word” for the year, try this link. This is what I use instead of making New Year’s Resolutions. Near the end of the year I begin to think and pray about what my … Continue reading

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He is already there

It may be true that I hardly ever have enough to say in a post anymore, but that is not true of everywhere. For example, I certainly do enough talking at Small Group, and on Wednesday mornings with the 3 … Continue reading

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No more dark night

Time to get this deeply moving poem here, written by a young missionary friend of mine (who I met through Perspectives). It gives you a glimpse of what she has suffered, through sharing Christ with those who so desperately need … Continue reading

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Finished, finally! Thank you for your patience!

(Title note is for those who are subscribed to receiving this blog by email.) My, it feels good to make a post and not have to change the date to one in the past! Not that there were really that … Continue reading

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technical difficulties

A quick note, since I just noticed that I actually have some followers! :) We had a little “break” the other day, of a server where this website is, and hence discovered that the backups had stopped working a couple … Continue reading

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Mrs. Eberts

I’ve been going through some old photos… One picture, a thousand lovely memories! She had such a wonderful Old Country Home, with the big front porch, and an enclosed one on the side, where we would have an evening snack … Continue reading

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praying for you

It’s been said that this Perspectives course “ruins you for the rest of your life” (or something like that)–in other words, you can never be the same again. You can never continue on as if you didn’t know… As an … Continue reading

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Pay Attention

It’s only natural that as one gets older, one becomes more aware of the importance of some things. For example, young people don’t usually worry too much about their health. But the more we mature, the more we tend to … Continue reading

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