The Seasoning

The Choice

Psalm 46:10 "Be still and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth." NIVAs a guard at the local RCMP detachment I see many types of people in cells. Some are quiet and reserved and sleep their time away. Others are loud,...

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The Copy Cat

Deuteronomy 5:33 - Walk in all the ways that the LORD your God has commanded you, so that you may live and prosper and prolong your days in the land that you will possess. NIVMy young colt Jesse is his brother Frank's shadow. At 9 weeks of age he copies Frank's...

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The Expert

Proverbs 16:3 "Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed." NIVWe had been trying to get satellite TV for five years. Several knowledgeable people had spent much time seeking to locate the signal for our dish but failure always ensued. We even...

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The Habit

Matthew 18: 1-3 - At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? He called a little child and had him stand among them. And he said: I tell you the truth unless you change and become like little children, you will...

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The Instructor

2 Timothy 4:2 - Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage-with great patience and careful instruction. NIVAs I have begun training my young colt Jesse, I am amazed to watch Jesse's brother Frank's behaviour toward his...

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The Lines

Romans 8:32 "He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?" NIVA huge Pine tree, shaped like a sling shot, stood in our front yard. Its shape was both a curiosity and a marvel. One...

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The Lip Balm

Jeremiah 8:22; 46:11 "Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then is there no healing for the wound of my people? Go up to Gilead and get balm, O Virgin Daughter of Egypt. But you multiply remedies in vain; there is no healing for you." NIVMy...

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Lynne Phipps