Monthly Archives: September 2010

Mes Fleurs

Scotland is home to wide variety of flowers and plants. Here’s a few of my favourites (yes, I took these pics myself). Advertisements

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For the Grieving

With three funerals at the church this week I’ve had the grieving on my mind. This prayer is for those who walk in the valley of the shadow of death. Heavenly Father, you are God over every season, place and … Continue reading

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Perfect Timing

“Computers show how wind could have parted Red Sea” I’ve seen these sorts of things before, scientists “proving” that the miracles of the bible may actually have happened, and it is certainly good to know that the scientific community takes … Continue reading

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Country and Western

I had friends as a teenager who were proud rednecks. They hung Confederate flags from the back window of their pickup trucks, wore Wrangler jeans, big belt buckles and ball caps every day. Most of them were nice kids but, … Continue reading

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Skipper

Why do little girls skip? I was at a traffic light last week when a Granny walked in front of me with a little girl in hand. In the middle of the road, for no apparent reason this wee lamb … Continue reading

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Eco Prayer

We are celebrating Harvest Sunday at church today. Our church Eco Group is leading the service. This prayer is extracted from One Bread, a service prepared by the Rev. Hugh Broadbent. Praise be to you, Sovereign God, Creator of all. … Continue reading

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Lollipop People

To the Editor of the Hamilton Advertiser, You can’t miss them. They are like bright yellow lights, dotted across the city, standing guard over our schools to protect our most precious ones. They’re the lollipop people and I just wanted … Continue reading

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Young Felix

How many symphonies had you written by age 13? I still haven’t written my first and considering my struggle to orchestrate “Happy Birthday” for two flutes, it’s unlikely I will write one any time soon. At age thirteen Felix Mendelssohn … Continue reading

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“Angie says…”

“Others against the plan include the White House, the Vatican, the commander of international forces in Afghanistan General David Petraeus and film star Angelina Jolie,” Sky News, 9 September 2010. It ought to raise attention that the White House, the … Continue reading

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Mickey D’s

Every once in a while I get the urge to go to McDonald’s. It doesn’t happen every week or every month for that matter, but a couple of times a year the call is too great to be ignored. So, … Continue reading

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