About An Understanding

There is real vulnerability in understanding someone else’s point of view. Vulnerable because there’s an element of leaving what is comfortable to you, to enter into something that is far more comfortable for someone else. That probably explains why in some conversations it’s easier to ‘connect’ with what someone is saying by talking about what’s […]

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He’s Got Just The Person

One of the things I find remarkable about life is how at times of challenge and tumult, the right person can emerge to help out. That person won’t be there all the time, indeed they could be on the scene for a few moments or an otherwise short period of time. Yet their presence and […]

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A Different View On Poverty

This post is in no way designed to demean the plight of those suffering from the material definition of poverty. It is not a pleasant scenario being strapped for cash. When you have cultivated a way of life within limited means and even those resources get short, it can be very difficult indeed. I have […]

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Are All Sons Lost?

Tax collectors and other notorious sinners often came to listen to Jesus teach. This made the Pharisees and teachers of religious law complain that he was associating with such sinful people—even eating with them! (Luke 15:1-2) Aren’t we making our way home? The setting sees certain religious observers critiquing Jesus for the people that He hung […]

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That Boy – Quite The Choice

You may not have had this experience for a number of reasons, but look to sympathise with that boy. When it’s time, a number of the boys will go out to play football and it will first be time to pick the sides. Two captains will get to pick one boy each until the sides […]

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