Love Who Is A Person

Love – the very word speaks of relationship. It expresses itself in thoughts and feelings of a strong attachment and affection for a person. Maybe that is part of what you have experienced when you love someone. In the waiting, we think of Love – Love who is a person.…

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What Are You Waiting For?

We spend so much time this season preparing… preparing for December 25. There are gifts to buy and cards to send. Food to shop for and prepare. There are parties to attend. Friends to visit with and queues to stand waiting in! Sometimes we ask ourselves, what am I waiting…

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Operation Christmas Child

It’s Christmas Time! Well not exactly but Operation Christmas Child is underway. Tracey Beni has provided us with shoeboxes and the resources to give. Pick up your shoeboxes this weekend and return no later then Saturday, November 22 WITH $7 for shipping.

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Give Thanks

Did you know that in the early 1500’s there were 95 sanctioned religious holidays that the people of England were required to observe each year. Along with Sunday, the official day of rest, the average person observed some type of religious feast or celebration 147 times each year. As an…

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Hardhatless Head

It’s not too often you can say you almost died. It’s not too often you want to say you almost died, but last week I think I did. While working at home on some renovations of my own, I was kneeling at the floor, working on removing a cinder block…

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The Perfect Vacation

This past week I was reminded of a family vacation we had a several years ago to the east coast. This was possibly the last vacation our entire family would be taking together with just us. Soon the kids would be away at school, have jobs and girlfriends and wives,…

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Paint, Salt and Light

In the spirit of my writing tradition, I will not name the person involved to protect the innocent. My youngest son (name purposely withheld), with help from a friend (again withheld), was making a required costume for his upcoming week at youth camp as a camp counselor. During the final…

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No Fear In Love

I was only 17 years old, driving home late from a friend’s house on a particularly dark night. That night there was no moon in the sky, no street lights on the road, or even the help of headlights from other vehicles. It was only me, driving alone on the…

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Everywhere Are Signs

Lighthouse Community, One of my weaknesses is obeying signs. When it comes to a sign with information on it, I tend to go beyond the exact wording and try to interpret the intent of the erector. For example, I moved recently and there is a sign in the road that…

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My Neighbour’s Lawn

Have you ever noticed your neighbour’s manicured lawn? Not only is it nice and green but there is such attention put into the grass cutting process that you can visibly see each lawn mower track in exact parallel lines. This is not a guy who started at one corner of…

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