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Thursday November 17, 2005

Gadget: InstaVerse looks like an interesting little browser plugin that will let you instantly see the actual Bible text for scripture references. Just point your mouse at a Scripture reference and the text pops up in your preferred translation!

Du Jour: I was quite taken with Amy’s article about “Why I like the garden.” “Why is it important that children make the connection between food and work? Because I want my children to accomplish all that God has called them to do in this life, and they can’t do that chasing peripherals”

Canadiana: The Canadian Liberal government is set to fall on November 28. Canadians will support the fall and then, no-doubt, re-elect the very same government based on the same false promises. It’s the Canadian way.

Heroes: Rebecca contends that Paul Bunyan was Canadian, and French Canadian at that. Look for a forthcoming article where she proves apple pie is a Mexican invention.


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    God’s Goodness in a Cruel World

    There is much to love and appreciate about our God, much for which we ought to give him praise and thanks. One of the attributes we may consider too seldom is his goodness, and as an aspect or component of his goodness, his kindness. And that is the subject of

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    Like an iPhone, Only Much More So

    Can I confess something to you? There’s one thing Aileen does that really bugs me. We will be talking together and enjoying one another’s company. But then, as we chat, I’ll hear the telltale buzz of her phone. And I can tell that I’ve lost her. I can see it in the look on her…

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