Tag archive: God

White Paint

White Paint

If you went to a paint shop and asked for some white paint the sales person would probably have a little chuckle and then ask you a barrage of questions: Do you want a gloss or matte finish? Are you after a white or a neutral? Do you want a warm or a cool white?…

Hard Wood Floors

Hard Wood Floors

My husband and I are looking at redoing the floors of our home. We believe that under our slate tiles there are wooden floorboards and we’re considering bringing up the tiles and sanding back the floorboards so we can stain them and have them as our new flooring. My husband felt this was something we…

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton is an Australian journalist, foreign correspondent and senior news reporter for one of our major television stations. I recently heard him tell of the unusual way in which he came to become a journalist: I was a bit of a messed up teenager. I was an on-the-grog 15 year old teenager. The school…

I Plead For Mercy

I Plead For Mercy

A mother once approached Napoleon seeking a pardon for her son. The emperor replied that the young man had committed a certain offense twice and justice demanded death. “But I don’t ask for justice,” the mother explained. “I plead for mercy!” “But your son does not deserve mercy,” Napoleon replied. “Sir,” the woman cried, “it would not…

Three Dollars Worth of God

Three Dollars Worth of God

Wilbur Rees writes in his book Three Dollars Worth of God: I would like to buy $3 worth of God, please. Not enough to explode my soul or disturb my sleep, but just enough to equal a cup of warm milk, or a snooze in the sunshine. I don’t want enough of God to make me…

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