Wednesday October 01, 2014




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    Neighbourly Advice According to Ed
    By Rev. Raymond Maher
    revraymaher@accesscomm.ca
    Raymond is a retired clergyman and teacher from Melville. As the spiritual column’s author, he seeks to offer readers some humorous and serious thoughts about daily life and the Christian faith. He describes his column as, “Fast food for thought with biblical dressing.” His column appears in three weekly newspapers in Sakatchewan. Further information about Raymond can be easily found at www.accordingtoed.com

Good news may not be nearly as good as it first seemed.

Ed, my neighbour next door, was so preoccupied with his harvest last week that he missed a real...

September is too late for any yard sale success

Ed, my neighbour next door, has been getting cranked up for harvesting and bubbling over with...

The smallest detail can derail the greatest home project

Ed, my neighbour next door, saw that both my wife and I were stressed last week. We were white and...

Some folks have more wisdom to share than Solomon

Ed, my neighbor next door, was telling me that some of his relatives have always called him “Cousin ...

Buying and selling take too long on the Internet

Ed, my neighbour next door, is always looking for a bargain. He is an auction addict and sometimes...

Downsize! It is easy to donate, sell, or garbage your stuff!

Ed, my neighbor next door, actually entered my office last week. My office is tucked away in the...

Work after supper to beat the summer heat

Ed, my neighbour next door, has been relaxing in the shade of his yard watching me pick raspberries....


No one pays attention to you until you make a mistake

Ed, my neighbour next door, was rather gracious to me last week. I think he forgot that he was...

Little guys or big folks, all rather talk than listen

Ed, my neighbour next door, noted I was leaving the house at 8 a.m. every day last week. He was...

Your problem may prove to be no difficulty to others

Last week Ed, my neighbour next door, had a good laugh at my problem. I had laryngitis and my voice ...

Say thanks to those willing to lend a helping hand

Ed, my neighbour next door, tends to take bad circumstances, as well as, the good ones in a futile...

Don’t give thanks for things that didn’t happen?

Ed, my neighbor next door, has been like a wet blanket lately. The stretch of wet weather we have...

Weeds will overrun the fields during days of rainy weather

Ed, my neighbour next door, hates weeds. He has absolutely no tolerance for any of them. “No self-...

Cutting your own hair proves you are both bald and cheap

Ed, my neighbour next door, saw me with a fresh haircut. He is aware that I have been buzzing my...

Hope is disappearing for this year’s growing season.

Ed, my neighbor next door, has been in an irritable mood lately. He has been frustrated about the...

Be a detective and figure out what is wrong next door.

Ed, my neighbour next door, never fails to see my garden rows are always slightly crooked. When Ed...

Some folks never learn – so just say, “I told you so!”

Ed, my neighbour next door, has had a busy time lately, saying that I never learn. We traded our...

No sympathy for the easy lifestyle of retirees

Ed, my neighbour next door, has a fair-sized chunk of resentment towards retirees in general. I...

Use the roads already built through the mountains

Ed, my neighbour next door, has decided he is going to take a trip to British Columbia one of these ...



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