healing
to forgive

to forgive

My lack of forgiveness rarely affects the one who has caused my pain, but it has a huge negative effect on me

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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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.

so simple

so simple

These complications are very useful, and make the watch more… complicated.

get dressed

get dressed

This divine dressing is not a lengthy process needing skilled tailors and holy-wardrobe assistants.