“I’m Fine, Thanks”

A Defective Heart

In March 1993, I had chest pains and periods of shortness of breath. I went to see the doctor, and he referred me to a specialist. After a number of tests, it was determined that my aortic valve was defective. It was leaking badly, and it eventually would have led to...

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Shines and Saves

Text: Mark 9:2-13Dear friends in Christ, grace, mercy, and peace to you from God our Father and from our Lord and our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.One day, there's a story of a grandmother who was watching her two young grandchildren for the day when she received a call...

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Need a Stretch?

Ouch !After once again trying to wear my new -- but too tight -- pair ofslippers, I retreated to my comfortable, well-worn ones, thankful forthe bit of support that they still had. As I pondered the new, rarelyworn, rather tight, plush pair, I reluctantly considered...

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A Four-Apron Day

"And be renewed in the spirit of your mind; and that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness." (Ephesians 4:23-24 KJV)The morning was chaotic, not much different than any other 1940s morning, having many interruptions. My...

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"The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork." (Psalm 19:1 KJV)We know that God's creation provides the artist's most extensive colour palette from which to choose. The rainbow provides an eye feast on the array of primary, secondary,...

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