Category Archives: Fall

Who knows?

Just a couple of quick sermon notes… from “long ago” now, since we’ve been away, I’ve been teaching, etc. I was going to uncheck the cross-post to Facebook, but I’m also going to include–in honour of our 34th anniversary–a poem … Continue reading

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Are you really *called* to be always rushed?

Rush-rush-rush! That’s one thing that perhaps defines my own “retirement”–the fact that I don’t have to any more. But old habits die hard (as do old clichés), and I’m often rushing even when I don’t have to! Admit it now, … Continue reading

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drenched air

Blindfold When someone pulls down a blind shuts out seas other ships shape of the sun (though warm still soaks down blanket filtered) floats a milky cataract over every eye: invisibles thrive and foghorns celebrate.   In fact, unblunted the … Continue reading

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Reason

There’s always a lot of Bad News “out there”–like the survey that says three in five “Christian” kids abandon the church after the age of 15, and 84% of 18-29 year-olds who call themselves “Christian” have no idea how the … Continue reading

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It is enough.

Ahhhhhhhh!! NOW it feels like a new season has begun–when the trailer has been put away! We got home from Thanksgiving today in lots of time to do it, and this is when it always feels like the new (Fall) … Continue reading

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If it’s not working out, it’s not the end…

Isn’t it great to have another beautiful day! Hard to believe that about a week or so ago, I was into my slippers and warm housecoat, thinking Fall was here for sure! Whenever something’s bothering me, if I just take … Continue reading

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Everything can change in the blink of an eye. But… God never blinks.

I feel a hunger for some poetry, don’t you? So here’s what I found on my poetry site (SOON, I’ll get together a list of links for my site!) It’s too long, so I’ll pick out my favourite verses. A … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

Some time ago, a friend quoted something from a speech by Ronald Reagan. It was so beautiful that I commented on it, and then another friend pointed out that Ronald Reagan was simply quoting some lines from a poem. It’s … Continue reading

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dissect, infect?

Time for a bummer day or 2. Not the end of the world or anything, but just… blah. In our little world, it’s news of various couples breaking up yesterday, and people being sick today, that’s done it. A friend’s … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW DAY

The Tree is gone! So is The Student! Well, I guess HE’LL be back at the end of the day (FAR end)… but I’ll sure miss visiting him at lunch, and after supper. The Mom always has a lap-top on … Continue reading

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