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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On Being Real

Depression crop

Many of us grew up singing “Every day with Jesus is sweeter than the day before,” a popular testimony hymn, composed by Percy Crawford eighty years ago. Now that I’m older, I think, Oh, really? Trouble People’s lives are filled with emotional ups and downs, including the lives of Christians. Yes, there are sweet days, but there are also bitter days—those that are filled with deep heart-rending grief, or boiling over with frustration and anger, and days of freezing fears …

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Didn’t See That Coming!


The Crash I was peacefully driving along a major city street in Edmonton a few years ago when a large Mercedes SUV suddenly accelerated from a cross street and smashed into the passenger side of my car. Whoa! I didn’t see that coming! I thought as I got out of my wrecked car. “Good thing your wife wasn’t sitting there,” the police inspector said later. “She would have been seriously injured.” It was a classic case of getting T-boned. It …

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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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