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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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Dung in her hair

Esther has “Gap.” Naming our unworthiness, with our hair full of dung does not please God. The posture of humility and repentance is for us: to create the space, and to acknowledge the vast gap—so to enable us to receive what God has already given. Continue reading

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Cancer and the cross

Last year, my wife signed her paperwork for Chemotherapy on Maundy Thursday. These are my reflections. 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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Do it again!

Yes God has created us. But God also sustains us, and so each moment, God calls us to be again. 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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The divine lover comes

What would it look if we approach Christmas like a beloved longing for his or her lover? Love, after all, is implicit in our understanding of Christmas; yet what if this love is not one of mere sentiment or nostalgia but one of passion and intense desire? 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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Bearing frustration

What do you do when you get frustrated? When someone says something that just gets under your skin, what do you do? Do you let them have it? Do you air your grievance to the world? Continue reading

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150 at 2:51

Have you ever woken up in the wee hours of the morning, your mind racing with biblical mediations? Continue reading

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