Category Archives: Inspiration & Devotion

25 Encouraging Bible Verses for the Loss of a Pet

There is great debate amongst Bible scholars whether or not animals will go to heaven.  Questions arise whether or not animals and pets have a “spirit”, and whether or not animals have a “soul”.  The main question I was recently … Continue reading

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How Do I Love Thee?

How Do I Love Thee? (Sonnet 43) by: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 1806 – 1861 How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling … Continue reading

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From the Heart

I have a little red autograph book that I have had since I was a kid.  Throughout school and into my college years I collected signatures and autographs from family, friends and sports heroes.  The first entry in my book are … Continue reading

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PTL (Praise the Lord)

I was listening to one of my compilation CD’s the other day and the classic country song, “Make the World Go Away” came on.  I am revealing a lot about myself here, but I do occasionally like to listen to … Continue reading

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Bugged!

Several years ago, my daughter, Laurelle was discovering the joys and challenges of living in a much warmer climate than she had ever been used to here in sunny Alberta, Canada.  She and her husband moved to go to seminary in Kentucky, … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of the Crosses

When I was a little girl I was given an autograph book.  I think they may have gone by the way of the dinosaur, but in those days collecting autographs was a big thing to do.  I remember I first … Continue reading

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His Mercies Are NEW Every Morning

Truly I live in one of the most beautiful areas in Canada.  This morning as I drove to work, the sun rose in blinding radiance in the east.  I was mesmerized by the colours that seemed to bleed over the … Continue reading

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Snowbirds

A Snowbird is a term often associated with people who move from colder climates of the northern USA and Canada and migrate southward in winter to warmer locales such as Florida, California, Hawaii, Arizona, Texas, or elsewhere along the Sun … Continue reading

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Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!

Today we celebrate Thanksgiving in Canada. “The date and location of the first Thanksgiving celebration is a topic of modest contention.  The history of Thanksgiving in Canada goes back to an explorer, Martin Frobisher, who had been trying to find … Continue reading

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THE CARD is 40!

It started as a lark in 1975.  We were in Gr. 11.  We didn’t have a lot of money, and what little money we had, we didn’t really want to spend.  We called it being “basically cheap”.  So my friend … Continue reading

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