Henri Nouwen
the wounded healer

the wounded healer

I’m writing this reflection the evening before you will read it, twenty-five years to the day since Henri Nouwen’s sudden death.

relationship

relationship

I heard a great little homily yesterday morning. I suspect the priest didn't think he was being particularly inspiring, but I was encouraged and moved by his words. In...

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I’m like Thomas. I need to experience Christ. Happy Feast Day to all of us who seek greater maturity of faith

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Thomas was not doubting as much as seeking; he was expressing the desire of one who truly yearns for adult faith.

another way

another way

Surely the real mortality in our sin is not any particular action or omission itself, but what we do after we realise our sin

matariki

matariki

I have no doubt that God used the stars to shift my focus from my own failures and successes to the God I was seeking to follow.