Category Archives: Family

Wise Advice For Parents Of Teens

One wise counsel given to parents these days is to keep the lines of communication open with your children and teens. In this encouraging post fellow blogger Lori tells us how they work at communication, and try to teach respect … Continue reading

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“You’re Very Analytical”

Years ago a friend told me one day, “You’re very analytical.” I can’t deny it. I see and hear things and my mind goes into deep contemplation mode, considering the various angles. Here’s just one example: As I was mingling … Continue reading

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Humanism, Anarchy, A Society Without Laws

One day I observed two toddlers, girl cousins both beloved only children of their parents and well doted on by grandpas and grandmas. On this occasion Grandpa was sitting on a chair and the one girl had climbed up on … Continue reading

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Into the Ears, Out the Mouth

Years back a young Minister enjoyed making the rounds of his parish whenever it suited him.  Being a bachelor, he never gave much thought–or perhaps his subconscious was thinking– as to the time of day or household routines of his … Continue reading

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Beware of Broken Bones!

My ONLY Chance! We were living near Stratford, Ontario when this incident happened. It was a bitterly cold evening in January and we’d just finished supper when our thirteen-year-old daughter got a phone call. As she talked we could see … Continue reading

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“Blessed are the Merciful…”

Samaritan or Pharisee? They sat around the table teasing a young man seated on one side. Mostly he just stared sheepishly at the floor; every now and then he’d look up at his accusers and say, “I can’t stand her.” … Continue reading

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Can it really be Friday again?

There seems to be something that keeps eating my weeks! On Saturday I got a phone call about our Christian writers group; Tammy, a fellow committee member, said that nothing has been planned yet for the upcoming conference — in … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Riches?

Or hanging out in the pig pen? A fellow Meandering writer shares this new flash of insight she received while reading the Parable of the Prodigal Son. Our Father has banned pity parties in His house. http://meanderingswithgod.wordpress.com/2013/02/21/the-prodigal-son/

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Yesterday was ‘Different’

These past two days have been unusual ones for us here. Yesterday morning we on the road to Saskatoon shortly after 6 am, as I was to be at the St. Paul’s Hospital Admitting by 7:15 am for a tympanoplasty. … Continue reading

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We Persevere

Originally posted on A Display of His Splendor Blog:
“Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” (James 1:4 NIV) I read an article recently about putting in your time in order…

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