The Empty Space

A Funeral Like No Other

Please bear with me, as it is a bit longer than usual. It is a tribute to my precious mom, who passed away Dec. 27, 2020; but even more, it is a tribute to our wonderful God… The word “funeral” doesn’t stir up any warm fuzzies in anyone. Quite the opposite, actually!...

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Christmas at Home

My wife asked me an interesting question today. She asked, "What was your favourite Christmas season ever?"I had to think. But not for very long. As soon as my mind went back to my childhood, I knew the answer: The Christmases I spent at home with my mom would forever...

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A Hole in My Heart

My older brother and I shared a common bit of philosophy. We agreed that any years granted us beyond a certain given age would simply be icing on the cake, and death at any point thereafter should not be viewed as a great tragedy. We felt that our life up to that...

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The Spirit of Love

It was an early Autumn afternoon several years ago.  The air was warm and the sun was bright but I still felt cold and gloomy on the inside.  I was visiting my Dad in the local nursing home.  I found him asleep in his bed.  It felt so strange.  He never slept in the...

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