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Thursday 10 June

2 Corinthians 3:15-4:1, 3-6; Ps 85; Matthew 5:20-26 Anger can be OK Anger is a perfectly acceptable emotion; even Jesus got angry with the buyers and sellers in the Temple. But like all our emotions, anger can be used for good or for ill. Good anger motivates us to protect ourselves and to protect others. […]

Can You Bear It?

A fleeing member of the Taliban, desperate for water, was plodding through the Afghan desert when he saw something far off in the distance. Hoping to find water, he hurried toward the mirage, only to find a little old Jewish man at a small stand, selling ties. The Taliban man asked, “Do you have water?” […]

Can You Bear It?

An older gentleman was on the operating table awaiting surgery and he insisted that his son, a renowned surgeon, perform the operation. As he was about to get the anaesthesia, he asked to speak to his son. “Yes, Dad, what is it?” “Don’t be nervous, son; do your best, and just remember, if it doesn’t […]

Can You Bear It?

An atheist was seated next to a little girl on an plane and he turned to her and said, “Do you want to talk? Flights go quicker if you strike up a conversation with your fellow passenger.” The little girl, who had just started to read her book, replied to the total stranger, “What would […]

Who Are You Going To Vote For In Heaven?

IN A MOMENT of madness the other day it struck me that heaven would have to be among the most undemocratic places on earth till I stopped mid-thought to remind myself just where earth is and just where heaven may or may not be – if you follow my drift. What got me thinking about […]