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Tag Archive for ‘acceptance’

Tuesday 2 April

Act 2:36-41, Ps 33, John 20:11-18 Acceptance Mary Magdalene had difficulty accepting that the Jesus she loved had risen and would go up to be with his father. But she did in the end, and ran to tell his other friends. Have we had the same difficulty accepting that Jesus died for us, rose for […]

Tuesday 26 February

Isaiah 1:10,16-20, Ps.50, Matthew 23:1-12 A critical obedience Jesus frequently criticised the scribes and Pharisees yet they were the religious authorities and, as such, entitled to the obedience of the people. Through the ages people, including many of the saints, have had difficulties with church authorities. It seems to me that patient, loyal acceptance of […]

L’Arche Kapiti reaches out to L’Arche Kenya

Words & Pictures: Valerie Roberts Visit to L’Arche Kenya A two to three hour journey by road  through the Rift Valley to the  rural town of Nyahururu, in Kenya, was hot and dusty after months of no rain on a road that was in parts more potholes than tarmac.  This is the home of St […]


As I’ve always believed, one of the great things about the Christian faith is that it offers a ‘bob both ways’.  If something bad happens to you, you can always extract good from it – offering it up for a special cause, or finding the peace that willing acceptance of God’s will brings. Many confuse […]