He aha te mea nui o te ao. He tāngata, he tāngata, he tāngata
And so the church that once stood strong and militant marching in step has been brought to its knees. And in this humility we find ourselves where Christ needs us not standing proud, but humbly kneeling.
Recently I was driving in Mid Canterbury, and was surprised to find an attractive small church in the most unlikely of places, inland from Bankside / Dunsandel, about...
This clip was filmed just a few hours after the election of Pope Francis, March 2013. This is certainly a new moment in the life of the Church, but popes come and go -...
Unbridled ambition is problematic and resentment is exhausting. Love, generosity and forgiveness really is foundational,
Rote learning was a norm in my primary school days, repetition of the times tables, two times two equals four, three times two
So simple that children who naturally and naively live with open eyes and ears get it, when we adults too often miss the point.
. The prevailing sense in the Old Testament was that God lived in the heavens (above). Therefore mountain-tops (where heaven and earth seem to intersect) were a logical place of encounter with the divine. We see this in Moses, the holy Old Testament leader of people,...
I find it very helpful to hear Jesus speaking directly to me, not as a fearsome threat but as an invitation to not miss the divine presence in the midst of the routines and demands, the ups and downs of my daily life.