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prayer

prayer

Prayer is not as much a human activity as it is the action of God with us. Your desire for prayer and your expression of this desire is little compared to the desire...

the monkey mind

the monkey mind

On Tuesday afternoon I visited the chapel of our Christchurch Carmelite sisters where Bishop Barry Jones was lying in state. The chapel was peaceful, and for some...

distracted ?

distracted ?

In yesterday's post I mentioned that prayer is not our work but is always the work of God. Of course in prayer we desire to co-operate with the activity of God in our...

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follow

follow

Take a moment to imagine Jesus pointing you out in the crowd, calling you by name, and inviting you to follow.

feasting the cross

feasting the cross

The cross is not just a difficulty or an obstacle, but when carried through suffering to death, IS the pathway to life.

maturation

maturation

only by recognising one is loved do we at last enter into a truly mature, familial and free relationship with God.

Fathers’ Day

Fathers’ Day

It’s Fathers’ Day today in New Zealand and Australia

to be wise

to be wise

In my unloveliness I plunged into the lovely things which you created. You were with me, but I was not with you