Tag Archives: Grace

Exercizing our Faith

As part of my Lenten discipline, I made myself join a gym. For many years I have seen the Lenten fast, not as a “giving something up”, but as a “taking something on”. And this year, after being diagnosed with … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday Spirituality

Holy Saturday spirituality is for in-between times. By that virtue alone, it is a holy day among holy days. Author and theologian Frederick Buechner writes that The ancient Druids are said to have taken a special interest in in-between things … Continue reading

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Blessed Are Those Who Persecute? by Matt Stone

I have found that when I approach my Pagan neighbours with respect, more often than not they are respectful towards me. And when I listen in order to understand, they are happy to enter into conversation and are open to … Continue reading

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Reforming Evangelicalism: Becoming Trinitarian Dance Partners | Blood Stained Ink

The confession of Nicaea is not merely information to believed, but it is the relational logic for the life of the Church, which itself is nothing other than our collective participation in the divine dance.  Our preaching of the gospel … Continue reading

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Seeking the Light – A Christmas Prayer by Henri Nouwen

  Lord Jesus, Master of both the light and the darkness, send your Holy Spirit upon our preparations for Christmas. We who have so much to do seek quiet spaces to hear your voice each day. We who are anxious … Continue reading

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The Gospel of John Annihilates Religious Legalism by Rocket Kirchner

Most people in this world are religious, even if they are secular. It is an attitude. It is made up of walls and barriers. The construction of a self rightous mask we all have. Screening John’s gospel leaves one the … Continue reading

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The Speechless Boy

The Speechless Boy. From my nephew Jack, following a youth mission trip to Haiti.

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