journey
on the road

on the road

The one who journeys with purpose is able to negotiate any obstacle. But the wanderer is forever rudderless, tossed by every whim of fashion in the sea of popular opinion.

three journeys

three journeys

We often hear about the journey of life. Here is a piece from Robert Wicks suggesting not one but three journeys in a fully lived life. I found this very helpful and am happy to share it with you.

greatest journey

greatest journey

Today's first reading tells of a mountain-top encounter between God and Moses. God tells Moses to head back down the mountain because the people are in the process of...

ultimate journey

ultimate journey

Welcome to Food For Faith for Advent. Even though we don't begin Advent until this Sunday I'm thinking ahead, especially because I'm celebrating Mass and preaching at...

the greatest journey

the greatest journey

If you were asked to name the greatest journey ever made, I wonder what you would answer. Take a moment to think about it. Maybe you're thinking about a journey made by...

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John on sabbatical

a podcast conversation with Triona Doocey asking some challenging questions about my sabbatical weeks.

sabbatical update

sabbatical update

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

growing up

growing up

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.