SILK PURSE – SOWS EAR

I may be dating myself here, but have you ever heard the old saying “You can’t make a silk purse out of a sows ear”? The meaning is something like Matthew 9:17 where it says you can’t put new wine into an old wineskin, but into a new wineskin. A …

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FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS

And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?       Esther 4:14 Neil and I were married fifty-nine years ago on August 18th 1956, in a little Baptist Church in Bracebridge. It was the magical hour of seven in the evening on a …

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SNOWED IN

The side road I live on was officially snowed in. The school buses were cancelled and while I could get out of the driveway there was no way of getting beyond that point. The sky was gray and the snow was coming down with what seemed like a vengeance. Although …

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