An Afternoon at the Met

Maxime was waiting outside of the Metropolitan museum when she got there. I was so happy to see him and anxious to be with him, that I ran up the steps until I was standing in front of him. How I longed to throw myself into his arms but I just smiled up at him, …

International Women’s Day 2021

Today is International Women's Day 2021. Celebrate a woman in your life. Let her know how much she means to you and how much you appreciate her. Women are cherished in God's eyes. He created them in His image. She is to be treated as an equal and to is entitled to a life of …

A Different Direction

One day I got tired of writing mundane stories about film stars, politicians, writers and other famous people. I guess people would think I'm crazy. How could I be bored with such stuff, they would wonder. Well, believe it or not, I was. I wanted to do something different with my life. I have always …

Stop Making Excuses

When God calls us to serve Him do we make excuses?  Moses did.  When God asked him to go and tell the Pharaoh to let the Jews go, Moses protested, "O Lord, I'm just not a good speaker. I never have been, and I'm not now, even after you have spoken to me. I'm clumsy …

True Greatness

After that, He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet, and to wipe them with the towel with which He was girded - John 13:5   Today, I watched the movie, The Gospel of John.  Before Jesus and His disciples ate the Passover on the night before His crucifixion, He …

Do as to the Lord

"Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.  For the husband is head of the wife, as also Christ is head of the church.  Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her..." (Ephesians 5:22, 23, NKJV). For some, the word, "submit" which has negative connotations.  …

Promotion

She got the news that morning and as soon as she got back to her desk, she texted her boyfriend, Rob.  "I just got promoted to Managing Editor.  They absolutely loved the profile I did on Rosalind Spencer, the famous Haute Couture designer who recently launched her new cosmetic line. Let’s go out and celebrate tonight.  Pick me up at 7:45” …

Tired

“Do two walk together, unless they have agreed to meet? – Amos 3:3 “Wendy, you can’t leave now!” Sarah cried. They were standing outside in the church’s parking lot.  The service had just ended and Wendy was heading home.  She was tired and just wanted to be by herself. “I am leaving,” she said firmly. …

Starvation in Madaya

Many people in the world today are not starving because there is an inherent inability to produce food, they are starving because they are caught in the middle of political fights and blockades that have been used as weapons - Ralph Merkle I was appalled when I heard about the mother who was giving her 7 month …

Persecuted for Their Faith

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven - Matthew 5:10 I have been aware of how much the church has been persecuted in different parts of the world through emails from Voice of the Martyrs Canada.  I have read many heartbreaking stories but I will share two …

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