War Within

Wars within can be far fiercer than wars without.Some of my internal wars have been intense. One was my past addiction to tobacco. I started smoking at the age of fourteen. I enjoyed the habit for the next eight years until I began teaching a class at church. I simply...

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Under Attack

"My enemies surround me like a herd of bulls." Psalm 22:12 NLTTradition says the running of the bulls began in northeastern Spain during the 14th century. Why anyone would want to run down a crowded street with angry bulls chasing them is beyond me. The thought of...

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War and Peace

John 14:27 "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid." (NRSV)Jesus told His disciples that there would be wars and rumours of wars, and that nation would...

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Unknown Heroes

Matthew 25:40b "Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me." (NKJV)Today, November 11th, is Remembrance Day in Canada and Veterans Day in the USA. On this day each year, veterans from the various wars and...

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The Drama

I opened the door and let the dogs out at 6:30 a.m. the same as any other morning. As I was coming back into the house however I noticed through the living room window that the livestock was going berserk in the corral. At the same moment the dogs went insane with...

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