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Archive for January, 2011
The Monday Thought Jan 31st 2011
I’ve considered carrying a picture of myself from thirty years ago. It’s not yearning for my lost youth but a way to respond to people I haven’t seen for many years. When I hear them say “You’ve hardly changed”, I remember the face in the mirror that morning.
The hair is thinning, the moustache is gray, the lines on the face are many and deep- easy ways to track the passing of time. The 30 year old picture tells a very different story – my friends have bad eyesight or faulty memory.
The Monday Thought Jan 25th 2011
“Christ lives in me” is a weird statement don’t you think? I am often afraid of the silent moments because I am not sure about what I’ll face at the center of my being.
If Jesus is in that center then he invites me to More >
Reading Jan 24th 2011
An intentionally Christ-centred relationship can help believers hear God together on our journeys through life.
By Norm Allen
Five of us are sitting around a dinner table – a fund manager, a corporate real estate executive, a manufacturer, a mortgage broker and me. We have become friends, intentionally working together to create what I call spiritual friendship.
The fund manager opens Our Journey Home by Jean Vanier and reads More >
The Monday Thought Jan 17th 2011
It’s probably because I’ve really wanted to be a pirate that I love the idea of treasure chests. When we were kids my brother had a budgie but walking around with him on my shoulder never fulfilled that pirate parrot look.
But secret maps to find treasure lure us even today. Divers found More >
The Monday Thought Jan 10th 2011
And it’s not about money! The Magi story reached me in a particular way this Christmas season. We are current day Magi following whatever light we have that leads us toward Jesus.
We connect our friendship in Christ with our awareness of God in all of life. In the midst of our abundance, it is about finding what we really treasure and offering it for the good of the kingdom of God.
What I treasure most I also protect the most- my treasure chest can be More >