‘waiting for a safe time to cross’ – john’s BLOG – ‘common folk’ views where we live.


Happiness is good, but JOY is better. It rises up unexpectedly and sweeps over you, it’s wonder, gratitude, laughter, prayer and hope. It transforms, offers gifts, miracles and commitment. – some thoughts while reading from David Brooks’ book: “The Second Mountain”

Wisdom: “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to to go far, go together”. African proverb.

The GOOD NEWS for TODAY * is:

GOD loves you Unconditionally!

GOD esteems you Unqualifyingly!

GOD forgives you Irrevocably!

GOD supports you Unfailingly!

*Heard at a CCCC rally in a speech by Dr. John Norris Gladstone (1921-2005) former minister @ Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, Toronto, ON