your choice…

April 2, 2019

You would expect that any sick person would want to be healed, but Jesus understood that even unwelcome, painful and harmful realities can become attachments, burdens that we hold on to…

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healthy living

April 1, 2019

Illness and suffering have always been among the gravest problems confronted in human life. In illness, a person experiences their powerlessness…

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seeing reality

March 31, 2019

Western society has reduced its understanding of ‘life’ to what is more accurately called an ‘existence…

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hello brother

March 30, 2019

Then, before sundown that evening, something remarkable happened. We heard the Muslim family of faith in our city, wives and husbands, parents and children of those who had died, speaking of love…

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just love

March 29, 2019

Being Christian is not the result of an ethical choice or a lofty idea, but the encounter with an event, a person, which gives life a new horizon and a decisive direction…

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the hidden centre

March 28, 2019

Our feelings tell us a lot about how we are in any moment, but in the same way that a verbal communication can be misunderstood, so too the language of the heart (our feelings) need to be understood…

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living law

March 27, 2019

I am delighted to notice good company and conversation happening in the comments section of this Food For Faith website. Here a growing number of people are sharing their faith…

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to forgive

March 26, 2019

My lack of forgiveness rarely affects the one who has caused my pain, but it has a huge negative effect on me emotionally, physically, psychologically and therefore spiritually…

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breaking & entering

March 25, 2019

Because Mary already sought to live with openness to God’s call to her, she was able, at least after the original shock of finding an angel in her kitchen, to recognise God…

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holy ground

March 24, 2019

Our homes, our workplaces and our communities are holy ground when we communicate with Jesus in these places. In these conversations heaven and earth are linked and named holy…

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called to maturity

March 23, 2019

I was in an airport at 1.30pm yesterday afternoon when the nearby TV was turned to full volume so that the Muslim call to prayer could be clearly heard…

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the visionary

March 22, 2019

This pattern is repeated throughout history and in our own time those who stand for truth, goodness, beauty, integrity and justice are often rejected…

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two good men

March 21, 2019

There are many people who might be materially poor yet whose lives are driven by the unhealthy desire to acquire possessions…

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a beautiful journey

March 20, 2019

While we think we are happiest when we are standing on the winner’s podium of the goals we set ourselves, our greater desire is to be united in a journey towards the goal…

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for fathers

March 19, 2019

These fathers were pondering the presence of God, and in conversation with them later it was clear that they knew they were doing the most important thing…

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