October 25, 2021

Covid’s Waiting Room Peterborough has been called God’s waiting room. People come here to retire. It’s a good place. We have all the city comforts – arts, sports, restaurants, seniors’ centers, and lots of shopping. We can drive across the city in fifteen minutes if all the lights are green. Peterborough is also a good…

October 9, 2021

Blessed to Share  When I was a child, giving God thanks for the many blessings we enjoyed was the focus of our Thanksgiving holiday. We started the day at Church. I loved the harvest decorations. I don’t remember a big family gathering. The four of us did have a feast with roast chicken from our…

October 3, 2021

Free Shipping   and more In order to help small businesses, Canada Post is offering me free shipping for one parcel anywhere in Canada, on October 5, 12, 19 and 26.  Consequently, I am offering free shipping to the first four book orders I receive in October. Once I have received your etransfer, I will…

September 28, 2021

Over the last fifty years our thanksgiving celebrations have morphed into a focus on family and food. In many homes, God is excluded. Church, family prayers, naming our blessings gets lost in the party. Many of us believe that we’ve earned it all through hard work and intelligence. The beauty of the world, enough to…

September 22, 2021

Does God Really Answer Prayers? Well, the Bible tells us so. Jesus said, “Ask and it shall be given unto you.” Many times, I have prayed fervently for something, and it felt as if God was busy somewhere else, or had turned off the phone. Friends have told me that God answers every prayer, it’s…

September 13, 2021

        What does God look like? We believe that we are asked to be like Jesus, but how do we do that.  Jesus lived two thousand years ago. We have no pictures. Long ago, I read a story about a little girl of five who was busily drawing a picture. “What are…

September 7, 2021

Borrowed Glory It’s Labour Day weekend, the beginning of another school year. Many people will be watching a sporting event of some kind. Just a few weeks ago I was engrossed in the Olympics. As an armchair sports enthusiast I’ve decided that these events whether sports or music concerts or whatever give us “borrowed glory”….

August 10, 2021

    The Ride Our community thought Val was odd. Black lips and nails, brightly striped knee highs, black skirt and coat, greasy graying hair straying in the wind, all she lacked was the pointed witches hat. Often mocked, sometimes feared, adults mostly ignored Val as she hobbled along the streets of our small town….

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