BRAND MARKS AND SCARS

For some individuals who have served the Lord faithfully, the opposition to that service has ended in an unpleasant situation, and it ended with the body being undergoing unpleasant beatings, even death.  While I have been threatened many times, I have never had to undergo such confrontations, with my body receiving a few “brand marks”. Continue reading “BRAND MARKS AND SCARS”

FALSE OR ACCURATE BALANCES

Perhaps this is a way to make the same old price in actuality look identical. When our first child, Steve, was born, we decided that we needed a scale to keep check on his weight.  After observing a few dozen, we decided on an old fashioned one, because it was far more accurate than theContinue reading “FALSE OR ACCURATE BALANCES”

THE COMFORT ZONE

The possibility of my being classified as a pessimist is not justified; I am more of a realist! I would be mistaken if I thought for a moment that we would not have, or will not have had, a cataclysmic experience of one type or another in our lifetime.  Further, one will encounter it whenContinue reading “THE COMFORT ZONE”

THE WINGS OF A DOVE

I wrote recently about the many birds that come into our back yard.  They are all beautiful to watch and though we do not feed them, they must know how much they are appreciated by their daily return. A number of them are doves; whenever I take time to sit and watch them I noticeContinue reading “THE WINGS OF A DOVE”

QUARRIED

In returning to Bermuda recently, I stood in the pouring rain for the funeral of a dear friend since childhood days. The pall bearers, because of the manner in which the graves are dug and covered with slate, found themselves standing on top of other graves. I was filled with emotion, thinking to myself howContinue reading “QUARRIED”