healing
to forgive

to forgive

We all struggle to forgive those who have hurt us and those we love.

say the word

say the word

Put simply, the way I speak to me about me has the power to make or break my day.

living power

living power

God’s message and not some human thinking; and it is still a living power

healthy living

healthy living

Illness and suffering have always been among the gravest problems confronted in human life. In illness, a person experiences their powerlessness

change

change

This weekend I informed parishioners that after six years as the Parish Priest of the people of the Hurunui I will early next year take up new appointments based in...

healed

healed

Today I'm in Hanmer Springs , a beautiful town in the north of the Good Shepherd Hurunui parish. One century ago ago the first soldiers began to return home from the...

seeing reality

seeing reality

CAN I LIVE WITHOUT CHRIST IN MY GAZE? It seems obvious to answer this question with a ‘yes’.  We all know many people who would say they do not believe in Christ and...

women wells wales

women wells wales

In the midst of the Hurunui drought, one of the options for this Sunday's Gospel reading (Lent 3) is the encounter between Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well....

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...

with open eyes

with open eyes

Can you live without the sacraments? It seems obvious to answer this question with a ‘yes’.  We all know many people who have never celebrated a sacrament, and they are...

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growing young

growing young

A simple experiment will give a more personal experience of the life that is on offer.

sky gazing

sky gazing

The disciples were full of joy at the Lord’s definitive departure. We would have expected the opposite.

farm time

farm time

Now there’s a sabbatical inspiration: learning to wait. Yes I might plant seeds, but God brings the harvest.

ponderings

ponderings

There people gather on their own turangawaewae, the place where they stand, lead and are most at home