Monthly Archives: March 2012

Dragonskin Slippers

My young neighbour recently turned nine.  She is a bookworm, so I visited our local bookstore to find a book for her.  As I stood in front of the shelves filled with books, and a little uncertain about what to … Continue reading

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A little light reading

I doubt whether many of you would choose to read this book.  You would think “this is a guide book about birds”.  Sometimes the most enjoyable reads are buried under titles  and remain undiscovered and unread. A friend from my … Continue reading

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Psalm 27

Six months seems like a long time to spend reading one Psalm.  Perhaps I am a slow and sluggish learner – I know I am good at forgetting.  I have read Psalm 27 again and again, pondered it, written a … Continue reading

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She’s leaving home…

It happened suddenly last week – just like that.  Susannah told us on Tuesday night that she might be moving out and on Wednesday it was no longer a possibility, it was a reality and it was happening in three … Continue reading

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