Category: Culture

Advice for Today – Commit Your Way unto the Lord

Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass. And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday. Psalm 37: 5,6 “Uncertain, at best” is an understatement when we… Continue Reading “Advice for Today – Commit Your Way unto the Lord”

Advice for Today – Trust in the Lord

Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Psalm 37:3,4 In my last post we looked… Continue Reading “Advice for Today – Trust in the Lord”

Advice for Today – Fret Not

Tale of Two Cities begins with this very long sentence: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of… Continue Reading “Advice for Today – Fret Not”

Facing the Creeping Tyranny

As a follower of Christ, I find the present state of affairs – in this country, in Canada, in Ukraine, even the whole world – to be very disturbing.  The creeping tyranny and political instability everywhere is unsettling. Especially alarming is the increasing hostility of the… Continue Reading “Facing the Creeping Tyranny”

Waking Up

Sleep is a necessary thing and Scripture speaks positively about it at times (Psalm 127:2), but mostly negatively (Proverbs 6:9,10) because it can keep us from duties about which we should be busy. It can become an easy alternative to the unpleasant things in… Continue Reading “Waking Up”

A Hero’s Tale

Legend tells us that, when Claudius II was emperor of Rome, he was looking for a way to improve and enlarge his army. He felt that unmarried men made better soldiers than those with wives and families. That is why he outlawed marriage for… Continue Reading “A Hero’s Tale”

Id-Ra-Ha-Je

My title may seem like a silly combination of letters, but it was actually the name of a day camp where I served as a counsellor many years ago. The letters stand for the title of a famous hymn written by Rhea Miller and… Continue Reading “Id-Ra-Ha-Je”

Sacred or Valuable?

Is there a difference between being valuable and being sacred? Cars are valuable but they are not sacred (at least to most people). Diamonds and gold are prized because of the way they hold their value – but they are not sacred.             Value is… Continue Reading “Sacred or Valuable?”

Only 39 Years

While subbing for a teacher in a school a week or so ago, we watched a video about Martin Luther King Junior. It went over his life, his hardships during the civil rights movement, and his accomplishments.  The narrator of the movie said he was… Continue Reading “Only 39 Years”

Psalm 44: The Power of Story

We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou didst in their days, in the times of old. How thou didst drive out the heathen with thy hand, and plantedst them;  how thou didst afflict the people,… Continue Reading “Psalm 44: The Power of Story”