optimism
here’s hoping

here’s hoping

Hope begins in the personal meeting with a divine presence-made-flesh, and encountered in the messy and imperfect reality of our daily experience.

here’s hoping

here’s hoping

While some people might compulsively look on the bright side of any situation, such power of positive thinking is not the same as Christian hope. Positive thinking can...

no optimists

no optimists

This third Sunday of Advent is known as “Gaudete” Sunday, or "Rejoicing" Sunday. The rose coloured candle on the Advent wreath is lit today. We remember that our reason...

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growing young

growing young

A simple experiment will give a more personal experience of the life that is on offer.

sky gazing

sky gazing

The disciples were full of joy at the Lord’s definitive departure. We would have expected the opposite.

farm time

farm time

Now there’s a sabbatical inspiration: learning to wait. Yes I might plant seeds, but God brings the harvest.

ponderings

ponderings

There people gather on their own turangawaewae, the place where they stand, lead and are most at home