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not too tight…

not too tight…

New Zealander’s were ingenious in making good use of old 44 gallon steel drums turning them into everything from outdoor ovens to boundary fences and chairs…you name it. I often think of these drums when I remember

kids or cats & dogs

kids or cats & dogs

At his early morning Mass (for Vatican workers & others) Pope Francis often uses vivid images in his preaching. Here's an example from his encouragement yesterday...

beauty made flesh

beauty made flesh

It was a privilege to celebrate today the marriage of Cheryl & Gabriel in Cebu, Philippines. On the back of the missal booklet that they had prepared for their...

flying plates

flying plates

If you are married, don't miss this: the pope gave some remarkably realistic and practical advice to married couples in his Wednesday Audience a few hours ago. If you...

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follow

follow

Take a moment to imagine Jesus pointing you out in the crowd, calling you by name, and inviting you to follow.

feasting the cross

feasting the cross

The cross is not just a difficulty or an obstacle, but when carried through suffering to death, IS the pathway to life.

maturation

maturation

only by recognising one is loved do we at last enter into a truly mature, familial and free relationship with God.

Fathers’ Day

Fathers’ Day

It’s Fathers’ Day today in New Zealand and Australia

to be wise

to be wise

In my unloveliness I plunged into the lovely things which you created. You were with me, but I was not with you