The Water Spigot

By this time tomorrow, I will have a purely ornamental water spigot. It will exit from one of the posts that grace my deck, and its primary function will be to serve as a hook for a plant.Up until last fall, this spigot served an important role in the lives of the...

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Being Connected

He (Jesus) said to me: "It is done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. To him who is thirsty I will give to drink without cost from the spring of the water of life." Revelation 21:6It's the end of the week already, and I have a question for you:...

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Staying Connected

When I was a boy there were bikes to ride but no cell phones to text on. There was a river for swimming but no world wide web for surfing. There were basketballs to bounce but few video games to play. There were paths to walk but no reality televison shows to watch....

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When she was in her eighties a lifetime of health problems finally caught up with my Grandmother and forced her into a nursing home. It was a difficult time for us all. I had grown up in her home as a child and lived just across the road from her as an adult. It was...

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Wells of Life

Where I grew up, our only water supply was rainwater that ran off the roof of the house. It ran into a deep well about 30 metres away and it was our lifeline. Without it, we could not survive.Old hands who had lived in the area a long time spoke almost reverently of...

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