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Pause for Reflection

The old fellow was on his death bed when he suddenly smelled the scent of fry-bread wafting into his room. He loved fry-bread. With his last bit of energy he went into the kitchen. There was his wife kneading the dough for a new batch.

What's on today?

There are four grocery stores where I live: one belongs to a North American chain of stores, one to a prominent Western Canada group of companies, one to a smaller but growing Vancouver Island-based company and the other, one of the earliest independ

Pause for Reflection

An artist asked the gallery owner if there had been any interest in his paintings on display at that time. "I have good news and bad news," the owner replied.

UC Chimes

Crisp fall days have arrived, leaves have turned to gold, and the frost is sometimes on the pumpkin. Fall activities are returning in earnest, including those at our church. For example, Bible Study will begin on October 5.

Recipe for living from the Land of the Living Skies

A Sunday School teacher decided to have her 2nd grade class memorize Psalm 23. One little boy was excited, but though he practiced and practiced, he just couldn't remember beyond the first line. The day came for the children to recite Psalm 23.

The changing of the closet

Call it the changing of the seasons, the end of summer or the kickoff to a new agenda but to me it still involves the changing of the closet. Fall (well, we're nearly there) conjures up so many endings and beginnings.

When the world moves

If nothing else, this has been an earth-shaking week! First we'd been reminded from every possible media outlet that today (at least it's today as I write) is the ten year anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States.

Wheatland Senior Centre news

The results of the senior Centre's activities for the week of September 4 to September 10: Bridge: (Monday) 1st Basil Holyer, 2nd George Gillies, 3rd Annie Balzer. Bridge: (Friday) 1st Vern Leach, 2nd Erskine Sandiford, 3rd Lucie Nickel.

9/11 and learning about God's love

Robert Matthews insists, "God is always in control!" I share his story: "A few weeks before September 11th, my wife and I found out we were going to have our first child. She planned a trip out to California to visit her sister.

Love you like a love song and growing in love

In Selena Gomez's hit "I love you like a love song" the lyrics say, "It's been said and doneEvery beautiful thought's been already sung".When it comes to our relationship with God, perhaps everything has been said and done so many times.
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