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Here’s the quotes from my re-reading the brilliant and timeless Community and Growth, by Jean Vanier. “I am struck by how sharing our weakness and difficulties is more nourishing to others than sharing our qualities and successes.” “Many people are good at talking about what they are doing, but in fact do little. Others do a […]

prayer

Lord Jesus Christ, you are the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end of all human history, and the Lord of all creation. Rouse our spirits to seek your Kingdom first in all that we do. Thank you that you say – Blessed are those who find their strength in you, whose hearts […]

Advent 2

In this season of crowded stores and unpacked stress, We will welcome one another as God has welcomed us. In this time of hurried hellos and curt replies, we will greet one another with words of hope and peace. In a culture of increasing isolation, we will embrace our sisters and brothers as God has […]

risk-takers

This is one of best reads from this quarter. It’s 5-star stuff, and an ideal Christmas gift read. It’s an ideal catalyst to a renewed way of faith and action that will energise your life and ultimately honour God. Here’s my review of it. “This is a pacey, engaging and thoroughly challenging book from the […]

*daring

I grew up loving sport. You name it, I tried to play it. School teams, after school clubs, weekends. Sport began to take over my life. Initially it was something that was so enjoyable, fun and life giving. But gradually it became a problem. It became a problem because it became an obsession. The obsession […]

best

Advent reading thus-far. These are some of my favourite take-aways……. “Life is about recognizing Christ in all our journeys.” Trystan Owain Hughes Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent, O God. Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting, and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise. Karl Rahner […]

five on friday

“Radical obedience to Christ is not easy… It’s not comfort, not health, not wealth, and not prosperity in this world. Radical obedience to Christ risks losing all these things. But in the end, such risk finds its reward in Christ. And He is more than enough for us.” David Platt 1 “The pursuit of holiness […]

life

“The Holy Spirit is the unrestricted presence of God in which our life wakes up, becomes wholly and entirely living, and is endowed with the energies of life.” So said @moltmannjuergen How brilliantly true. This is a lifetime of an invitation: to inhabit the unrestricted presence of God!

a prayer

From the Celtic Book of Prayer: “Christ, as a light illumine and guide me. Christ, as a shield overshadow me. Christ under me; Christ over me; Christ beside me on my left and my right. This day be within and without me, lowly and meek, yet all-powerful. Be in the heart of each to whom […]

size

“He must increase, but I must decrease.” John 3 v 30 God delights to increase the faith of His children. We begin by faith, we live by faith, and we grow by faith. Instead of wanting no trials before victory we must be willing to take from God’s hand the trials, obstacles, difficulties, and sometimes […]

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