A Tickle in the Funny Bone

My first ebook, A Tickle in the Funny Bone, is a dozen of my humorous columns including all the April Fool’s ones and the hilarious responses. Readers’ comments: I had a good laugh at this one - still wiping away the tears! I like your sense of humour! I laughed all the way through. I...

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A Valentine About My Josephine

Jo signing up for life together with Jack

I fully agree with the truth of the proverb that says “Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favor of the Lord.” Proverbs 18:22 (KJV). Here’s why: once a man findeth a wife, from then on she findeth all the things he hath lost.” I don’t know if all women have a gene for finding things, but my wife, Jo, sure does. Seriously, though, I fully agree with Solomon who collected all these proverbs that, as another …

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God-Stories–A Powerful Weapon Against Satan

Six of our Grandkds Telling Stories Over Cups of Tea

How About A New Story? My teenage friends and I rolled our eyes as the elderly gentleman rose from his accustomed side front pew. As usual, he half turned to face the congregation, leaned his left hand on the back of the pew in front of him, as he always did, and began his testimony . . . again. We had all heard his conversion story from sixty years ago so many Sundays, we could have recited it for him. …

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“I’d Rather Be . . . .”

Jack Reading in Canela village mid-1970s

In January of 1966, I loaded my pregnant wife and our two toddlers into an old Volkswagen van and drove 6,600 kilometres (4,000 miles) from Edmonton, Alberta, to Wycliffe’s jungle survival training camp near the Guatemalan border in the south-eastern tip of Mexico. The Eye Opener As part of our three-months-training, we were told to record everything we did each day for a week on 24-hour time sheets, marked off in 15 minutes segments. The totals at the end of …

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