We live most intimately with Jesus not when we imagine what he went through, but when we fully enter our own lives,
So perhaps this is the Lenten invitation for the one who seeks greater maturity in relationship with Jesus and with others
While "Thank God it's Friday" (T.G.I.F.) is a common end-of-week cry of relief, it's a rare person who welcomes Mondays with the same enthusiasm. As you begin the new...
One of the Hurunui district's many beautiful places is the reserve in the heart of Hanmer Springs that until 2003 was home to Queen Mary Hospital. In my 4+ years in the...
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.