reality
facing reality

facing reality

Today I'm at one of the many very beautiful cemeteries of the Hurunui. We the family and friends of one who has died, have gathered here in Waikari to bury him. When we...

Christmas reality

Christmas reality

Take a moment in the midst of this pre-Christmas busyness to focus again on the heart of the feast. You might find this brief video clip helpful.

prayer

prayer

Prayer is not as much a human activity as it is the action of God with us. Your desire for prayer and your expression of this desire is little compared to the desire...

life in the gap

life in the gap

The "mind the gap" signs are often found at railway stations where the authorities don't like to lose customers between the platform and the train. The gap is a helpful...

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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

an unexpected gift

an unexpected gift

Without a doubt the highlight of these days has been the response to my invitation

the peripheries

the peripheries

Jesus knows the peripheries of our heart, the peripheries of our soul, the peripheries of our society