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The Day of Rest

On a gloriously sunny, cool Sunday in October, I made my way to the Rideau Falls in Ottawa, the place where the Rideau River tumbles into the Ottawa River, surrounded by parkland and memorial gardens.  The week’s demands had made my soul weary, and I wandered across...

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The Lord’s Day

Each month of the year has its own number of days, which is the same every year except leap year. 2020 is a leap year, and so this year, February had 29 days rather than 28. We all have a birthday that occurs on the same day each year, unless you are a leap year...

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Rest…

"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light." (Matthew 11:28-30 NIV) When I...

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The Abcess

"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." Matthew 11:28 NIV) My job during Sunday morning worship is to care for my infant granddaughter, while my daughter seeks to keep my two year old granddaughter occupied and as quiet as possible,...

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The Joy of the Lord

It's amazing how quiet and peaceful it is at 6:00 am. It would be a busy day, as this was the day of my son's graduation from university. As usual, I had over-planned everything, beginning with a "graduation brunch", then a drive to Waterloo for the ceremony and...

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Grab On

"The Lord made you; He formed you in the womb and he will help you." (Isaiah 44:2) "For I am the LORD your God who takes hold of your right hand." (Isaiah 41:13) The vine was going crazy. it was growing so fast and looking for something to grab onto all the time. Thin...

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