All posts in Life Encounters

  • Brief thoughts… Christian community is an intermingling of stories, each vibrant, poignant, and filled with hope of faith-filled grander futures, and of fulfilled vision. I thank...

  • There may be a way for this generation to get out from under a chaotic social and economic legacy! We should ask ourselves why the young largely do not hunger for what was? They are disillusioned!...

  • Not having; not doing well at something; making a wrong choice; not being able; not finishing: not achieving; not ‘winning’; the struggle; needing to recognize what others do better; having to work hard for it, et...

  • 5th September 2011 “O LORD, save us; O LORD, grant us success” – Psalm 118:25     Have we somewhere confused the measure of success with power; appearance; possessions; position, and the control that can be...

  • 3rd September 2011 I was intrigued today as I read reports about the tropical storm Lee racing toward the Gulf States, or more specifically toward New Orleans. What struck me was the comment made by the...

  • 1st September 2011   I read a story recently of a man who was in an airplane about to eat his purchased in-flight $5 lunch, when he glanced to his right at a bunch of soldiers...

  • 31st August 2011   My brother who designs bridges as a civil engineer has a saying: Engineers just can’t walk away from a bridge, with an analysis or a report. They have to see the problems...

  • 29th August 2011 “Not now becomes never” Martin Luther A friend teaches that the most powerful thing you can do to get out of debt is “the snowball effect”. Everybody knows how troubling debt is, and even more...

  • 26th August 2011 My younger brother and I, as young teenagers, made it our business every December to steal a Christmas tree for the family. It never occurred to us at the time that we were being trained...

  • 25TH August 2011 Six months ago at this time, Sharon and I were in the United Arab Emirates waiting for a flight to Bahrain. As a result of a tiff between the Canadian and United Arab Emirates...

  • 24th August 2011 Have we asked why there are double the number of global searches monthly on the Internet (7 million) for “how to commit suicide”, than for “what is salvation?” Is there in this a trend...

  • GLORY TO GOD, THE HEAVENS DECLARE! 23rd August 2011 The miracles of the glory of God in the Bible Flying kites in high winds has given me some of the most exciting times spent in the Drakensberg...