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Today we mark 181 years since the first signatures were put to the Treaty of Waitangi on Thursday 6 February 1840.
At conception, our human life begins. At baptism, our eternal life begins
The fact of our limited time on earth brings a clarity to our vision helping us to keep the struggles of earthly existence in a broader, deeper, eternal and loving divine perspective.
By looking at the graves, before which countless memories return, we remember how they lived, what they loved, what they feared, what they hoped for and what they hated.
On this day, the feast of All Saints, in the year 1541, Michaelangelo‘s Last Judgement was unveiled on the rear wall of the Sistine Chapel.
Too often our proclamation of the Good News has little to do with Jesus Christ, and and is reduced to a moral and legal code focussed on rules, regulations and obligations.
You might like to try reading through the Gospel of Luke and then pick up the Acts of the Apostles which continues where the Gospel of Luke leaves off.
The emotional and therefore spiritual life of a person requires more fully matured senses, not childish undeveloped senses like the psalmist’s idols who “have mouths, but cannot speak, eyes, but cannot see,
We feel bound to disagree with these prophets of misfortune who are forever forecasting calamity
There is one particular way of listening to what the Lord wishes to tell us. We call it Lectio Divina
What you are in love with, what seizes your imagination, will affect everything.
This realisation is precisely what it means to live in right relationship with God and with self.
Perhaps there is a way to ensure that I am well whatever is going on in my life.
I like Jonah. I understand him. I get his reluctance. I feel his fear. I can even read his mind