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Where are you from? Where are you going?

as I step into ever new undiscovered countries, I realize that my Rule of Life must reflect these tenets of God, of my love for God, and my love for others. Each time I encounter new, I must reflect how do I receive others, how do I take time with others? Continue reading

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Do things ever really change?

In the moving of life, we wrestle with God born within us, and God raised from death. In these two mysteries which we believe are reality, we find ways to return, to move, breathe, and grow. Continue reading

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Love’s Prerequisite

It is an individualistic and self-focused world that has made our love for ourselves a criteria for loving our Lord and our neighbours. Scripture, however, says no such thing. Continue reading

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Clearing spiritual clutter

Spiritual clutter is anything that drains the vibrancy of our faith or restricts us from living fully in God’s love and grace. Continue reading

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A New Year With God

Making life-decisions about our diets and exercise is a good thing. But let us not forget that our relationship with God is to be the most important part of who we are; Continue reading

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You need to repent

“Repent!” What does this mean? Is it just doom and gloom? Does repentance have to be about angry soap-box preachers and messages of wrath? Or is repentance something more graceful, more life giving? Continue reading

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Gutter balls and the love of neighbour

We sometimes miss just how radical Jesus’ teaching was. If I truly loved my neighbour as myself, shouldn’t I rejoice in another child’s high score, just as much as my son’s? Continue reading

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Are you being quiet or silent?

What are some tactics that you have used to manage silence? Have you ever been on a silent retreat, and found yourself strapping on headphones so you could watch a movie or listen to some music? What is the difference between being quiet, and being silent? Continue reading

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Prayerful waiting

The Bible speaks a lot about the need to persevere in prayer, but Perseverance grows in the soil of waiting. Continue reading

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Obeying rules

Have you ever written a learning plan? Maybe a work Development document? What about a financial budget? If we find it beneficial to write these types of documents for school, work, and finances, then why not write one for our spiritual life? Continue reading

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