Category Archives: Blessedness

The happiness that makes life complete

The ancient Greeks used to call the island of Cyprus: ‘the Blessed Isle.’ They considered everything about it to be ideal, its climate, fertility, its beauty, the taste of its wine and so on. They believed Cyprus had everything in … Continue reading

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Legacies

During the Great Depression, a wealthy lawyer died leaving a will specifically designed to embarrass the beneficiaries. He left shares in the Ontario Jockey Club to two prominent men well known for their opposition to gambling, and shares in a … Continue reading

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Sightless eyes

One of the most prolific hymn writers of all time was Fanny J Crosby, a blind woman who lost her sight as a young child. But it’s obvious through her hymns that morally and spiritually she could see wonderfully well. … Continue reading

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They just don’t get it!

There’s an old legend about a beautiful swan that one day alighted on a lake where a crane was wading around in the shallows searching for snails. The crane looked at the swan in wonder, then asked where it came … Continue reading

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