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living with purpose

living with purpose

It's Monday, and after the weekend driving (610km (380mile) - the equivalent of Christchurch - Invercargill), and four Masses with a  few pastoral home visits, I am...

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highway for God

highway for God

Unbridled ambition is problematic and resentment is exhausting. Love, generosity and forgiveness really is foundational,

by rote

by rote

Rote learning was a norm in my primary school days, repetition of the times tables, two times two equals four, three times two

so simple

so simple

So simple that children who naturally and naively live with open eyes and ears get it, when we adults too often miss the point.

mountains & roofs

mountains & roofs

. The prevailing sense in the Old Testament was that God lived in the heavens (above). Therefore mountain-tops (where heaven and earth seem to intersect) were a logical place of encounter with the divine. We see this in Moses, the holy Old Testament leader of people,...

opportunity knocks

opportunity knocks

I find it very helpful to hear Jesus speaking directly to me, not as a fearsome threat but as an invitation to not miss the divine presence in the midst of the routines and demands, the ups and downs of my daily life.