gratitude
housekeeping

housekeeping

People often ask how I go about preparing these reflections and are surprised to learn that I don’t spend much time at the computer

it’s raining

it’s raining

It is early Sunday morning here at Hawarden in the heart of the drought-stricken Hurunui district. Apart from a few hours of periodic drizzle throughout 2014 there has...

the little things

the little things

I spent much of the day driving with stops to visit parishioners in their homes all over the Good Shepherd Parish. Late in the afternoon I was ready to head for home,...

gratitude

gratitude

A few hours ago Pope Francis concluded the celebration of the last Vespers (Evening Prayer of the Church) for 2014, and the first Vespers for today's New Year feast of...

gratefully

gratefully

You may have noticed a quiet week here on the Food For Faith website. I have a good excuse. Last Tuesday, after spending a few days in pain and discomfort, I ended up...

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change of mind

change of mind

When we turn towards the light our shadow is behind us and our path forward is illumined

GO

GO

There’s a real power, an energy, a force in that GO. It’s really more of a now-get-out-of-here command.

just one thing

just one thing

they could have rushed back home to see the faces of their family and watch The Chase before dinner. 

open the gates

open the gates

For you are the living temple of God. Open up that temple, make it spacious, give it height.

be the first

be the first

With Christ we are freed from the trap of following every fad, fashion, celebrity or opinion.