Their hindsight became foresight, an ability to live in the present without hurt from the past and free of fear of the future.
The world offers you comfort. But you were not made for comfort. You were made for greatness
As a person grows up they want to liberate themselves and become free and adult
When Jesus acknowledges the reality of fear in our lives, he gives us a way forward
Our confinement has given birth to new possibilities, new ways of living and of thriving that are even more satisfying than the way we existed before.
The child without thinking reaches out and grasps hold of maybe a finger and holds on. Perhaps they are thinking that if they hold on they will be more secure?
Perhaps the most tragic misunderstanding of Christian faith is to think that it’s all about rules and regulations. This is a reduction of faith to moralism and legalism.
If you sometimes feel driven and trapped by your compulsion and activity you might find this reflection helpful
Last week’s sacking of Australian Rugby star Israel Folau probably might signal a change in our New Zealand position of diversity of freedom and lifestyle
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.
We know Peter’s response. But more importantly, how do you respond today?
It was the opening of today’s gospel that prompted me to seek signs: This is a wicked generation; it is asking for a sign.
a father taught his child to pray this prayer especially in the middle of the night when the child woke and felt sad or anxious.
I received a letter from the bishop of Christchurch (Denis Hanrahan) which began: Dear John, I am happy to inform you
Temptation is usually understood as an impulse to choose wrong over right, bad over evil, unhealthy over healthy