Monthly Archives: November 2009

Praying for Rain

In this, the wettest month in anyone’s recollection it might seem odd to ask for more rain. Let me explain. This past Texas summer was the hottest anyone can remember. My mother shared with me that Texans were on their … Continue reading

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Comment on Comments

I so appreciate hearing from readers who are still reading my little musings and am glad to hear your opinions about Mr. Depp. Please understand that my recent post was no slight against Johnny, and among his fellows he does … Continue reading

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Johnny Depp and the Miracle of Grace

This is a sermon I preached last week at Cadzow. I thought you might be interested to have a look at it. Obviously it’s a bit longer than the usual post. Genesis 12:1-3; Galatians 1:6-9 Well, Johnny Depp has once … Continue reading

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Muslims and Pensioners

One of the things I like about ministry is the diversity of activities that form the job. Monday night I was at the Hamilton Islamic Center and yesterday after lunch I watched a Bingo game at the Fernigair pensioner’s club. … Continue reading

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Dollars and Sense

I’m going to take a short break until next Thursday November 26 to work on another little project. Until then I’d like to invite you to reread some of your favourites and let me know which ones you like best. … Continue reading

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Peanut Offender

Today’s post is number 500. The European Court of Human Rights last week banned the hanging of crucifixes in Italy’s public school classrooms. The plaintive in the case was a Finnish immigrant who felt the objects were offensive. 90% of … Continue reading

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The Desire for Prayer

Many of us worry about our lack of prayer, or think somehow we ought to be doing more. In one way or another we often struggle with a sense of failure about Paul’s admonition to “pray without ceasing.” However, I … Continue reading

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A Sad State of Affairs

When are we going to learn to respect our nation’s leaders? I’ll be the first to admit that some elected officials are occasionally “caught out” with abuses of power, but let us not forget that there are many who do … Continue reading

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Bubble Gum Pink Spots

Wet paint has a way of finding its way around in the house. We usually end up with it on our sleeves. Before we moved in we used to visit the house while the men from the church were working … Continue reading

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Cowboy

“Boy, you stink!” Nothing personal, mind you, but we had to drive home with the windows down. Isaac has been working at one of the local dairy farms recently and comes home reeking, immersed in a purple haze of bovine … Continue reading

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