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The God Nobody Seemed To Want(0)

December 1, 2020

The Messiah was predicted and longed for among the Jewish people but when God actually came among us, the light was so different from what was expected, that in our shallow human perceptions it appeared that Christ was the God that nobody seemed to want.… More

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Lessons from the Bees

The bee is more honoured than other animals, not because she labours, but because she labours for others.

St John Chrysostom

I’ve been pollinating our household chili plant with a paint brush. I twirl the small brush in the flowers on the chili plant and hope for the best.… More

“And in what
I have failed
to do …”

The “I confess ...” at the beginning of Mass reminds us of our sins. Maybe, as we grow older, the likelihood of ‘sins of omission’ is higher. During lockdown I became aware of the kindness of those who phoned, e-mailed, Facebooked etc.,… More

Forgiveness

God gives us lessons from nature about our spiritual lives.

An irritating grain of sand made its way into the shell of the marine oyster and on to its protective mantle where it firmly attached itself.

The oyster was disturbed and resented the enemy’s threat to its wellbeing and life.… More


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