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Campfire to… font?

After a few moments of being seduced by a comfy chair and a maybe a beverage, the world around us diminishes, literally. The aperture of the pupil constricts from the bright light, and especially on a cloudy or foggy night, we can see only what is illuminated by the perimeter of the firelight. The world beyond the possibilities: all of creation is in darkness. Continue reading

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Change is neither good nor bad, it just is. And it will happen. How we respond to that change is up to us. Continue reading

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The Light of Christ!

The beginning of our Easter celebrations was Saturday night, with the Great Vigil. We celebrated light and life – for all the world, for all times, for all of us to carry in our hearts. Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans

A change of plans isn’t necessarily a bad thing, just a different thing – a different way to see and follow the light of Christ revealed into this dark world. Continue reading

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My holidays give me so much light. And where I stay tells a tale of so much diverse life in the light. My bed and breakfast is beautiful and faces the boardwalk of the beach. But it is not isolated. Beside the B&B is a place called Phoenix house which is a place for men to stay as they recover from addiction. And beside that is the “Shul on the Beach”. Continue reading

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Celebrating the season of Epiphany

Some children (and adults) will experience this time of year as a bit of an anticlimax. Christmas is over, the decorations are coming down, and now it is time to get back to the normal routines of life. One of the things we can try to convey is that Christmas may be over, but the birth of Jesus is the start of something really incredible. In the church the season of Epiphany is one of glory and wonder. It is filled with wonderful stories and rich imagery. How will you celebrate this season with the children? Continue reading

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Life in the fishbowl

We all live our lives in a metaphoric fishbowl. It’s not an easy task, but it is part of being Christian. It is showing the world that we want to come to the light, that what we do at all times is a demonstration of our faith. Continue reading

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