power
living power

living power

God’s message and not some human thinking; and it is still a living power

empowerment

empowerment

when I am brought to my knees – perhaps by unwelcome circumstances, I am ready to pray the heart-felt prayer of the powerless

how to lose power

how to lose power

"The real question is not about how to gain power, but how to lose power" says Jean Vanier in this 3.5 minute clip. Then take note too what he says about meetings...

power plus

power plus

Too often we fall into the trap of reducing God to a “spiritual” being considering Jesus to be more like a childhood “imaginary friend.” But Jesus is present with us really, physically and tangibly

Pentecost fire

Pentecost fire

Bishop Michael Curry's sermon at the royal wedding was inspiring and makes an ideal reflection for today's great feast of Pentecost. I especially enjoyed when the...

Xt. the Kg. prep.

Xt. the Kg. prep.

If you are preparing to preach this coming Sunday for the feast of Christ the King you might find these thoughts helpful. In 1925 Pope Pius XI spoke strongly against...

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living abundantly

living abundantly

I’m in Auckland this week offering sessions for anyone who is interested. I hope to see you. Share the word and bring a friend.

moving ahead

moving ahead

The discipline of daily writing keeps me alert to the presence and action of Jesus in my life every day.

the seekers

the seekers

If the Magi had settled for seeking creature comforts, they would never have encountered the Lord.

truth seeking

truth seeking

A faith that is deeply rooted in friendship with Christ is adult and mature. It is this friendship that opens us up to all that is good

a conversation

a conversation

a podcast conversation between Siân Owen RSJ, Merv Duffy SM & John O’Connor