Hanging by a Thread

What are We Communicating?

Everything that we say or do communicates what we want others to know about us. Sometimes, we do this by the clothes that we wear. When I wear a bright green shirt, the comments that I receive indicate that I am bringing happiness to my friends with an Irish...

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God’s Timing

"And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose." (Romans 8:28 NASB)This has always been one of my favourite Bible verses. However, Paul says nothing about when all things will...

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Why Are You Still Here?

Two years ago, in April 2018, a troubled young man drove a van erratically down Yonge Street in Toronto, Canada. He veered on and off the sidewalk, killing ten people and seriously injuring fourteen others. It was a terrible occurrence that I observed from my balcony...

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Mis-Information? Or Truth?

Just three years ago today, a "John Doe" (as the judge described him) committed the worst murder spree in the history of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, when he drove a van down Yonge Street, killing ten people and injuring sixteen others. It still has an effect on me as I...

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What Is Important?

"For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?" (Mark 8:36 KJV) During the recent pandemic, there are many comments appearing about people re-evaluating what is important. It reminded me of a personal experience almost 50...

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We Are Never Alone

Recently, a fellow resident shared her story. In 1989, Dorothy's husband of 42 years suddenly died from a massive heart attack, just two weeks before they were to leave on a planned cruise. Her son, John, who lived nearby, was very concerned about her loneliness. He...

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My Shadow

The other day, I was walking from south to north on the rooftop terrace of the residence where I live. In front of me, I saw a very clear shadow. Every step I took forward, my shadow moved with me. As I turned and walked east, the shadow was on my left. The sun, high...

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