Can You Be Kind to Someone?

Choice to Be Positive

In 1948, a friend introduced me to his younger sister. In 1956, I married her. From the time we first met, I was impressed by how positive she was.I was all the more impressed when I learned that in 1937, living in Trail, British Columbia, Canada, when she was eight...

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Hands

:Nevertheless, I am continually with you; you hold my right hand." (Psalm 73:23 ESV)I was sitting on my balcony, watching my hands show a slight tremor, and I thought about the value of our hands. Some months ago, I was diagnosed as having Parkinson's disease, and...

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What About the People?

"For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul?" (Mark 8:36 ESV)Years ago, we had a tradition of enjoying a good roast beef dinner after worship on Sunday. To minimize Sunday work, the vegetables would be prepared on Saturday evening. The...

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Ambassadors

"Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us." (2 Corinthians 5:20a ESV) Wikipedia describes an ambassador as a person who represents an entity and does so in a positive manner. Almost half a century ago, I was a senior financial officer...

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Hanging by a Thread

"Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up! Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. But how can one keep warm alone?...

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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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