The High Calling of Christians.Matthew 5:48 - "be perfect" etc. Jesus knew that no believer could attain perfection in this life (see 6:14,15). It is rather the measure and goal towards which we work,..
Listed on 2013-04-03 11:05:04
Surrounded by celebrations, we often feel isolated and alone. Many Christmas mornings, even though I was in the middle of chaotic joy, I was sad. Not really depressed, just sad and deflated. The chil..
Listed on 2013-04-01 09:35:03
...and It Happened Today. As a matter of fact this particular miracle happens every Easter. You might not take notice, but the Sunday Night Blog has seen it many times and offers thoughts on the..
Listed on 2013-03-31 16:35:33
Miserable? Take off your dung-coloured glasses. There is a scene at the end of C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia that has stayed with me for decades. The enemies of Aslan, who is a Christ fig..
Listed on 2013-03-31 15:06:30
"No man is an island, no man stands alone." Look at a typical modern nuclear family. They are self-sufficient; they do not need to co-operate with neighbours, relatives or friends to survive...
Listed on 2013-03-29 18:37:51
Light always dispels darkness because darkness is simply the absence of light. Light always dispels darkness Darkness is simply Absence of Light. In the Silence of my Heart, I hear the whispers of Th..
Listed on 2013-03-28 13:05:38
Part of much meditation is a practice called tonglen. The Dalai Lama is said to practice tonglen every day. It is the practice of praying for yourself and for others, rather than focusing on breath..
Listed on 2013-03-28 10:22:10
we run around, focused only on ouselves. Sometimes the activities of man remind me of ants. Ants scurry about, eyes trained on the ground before them, hauling loads of food that are bigger than they ..
Listed on 2013-03-21 20:12:35
My earnest striving is counter productive. Sometimes the activities of man remind me of ants. Ants scurry about, eyes trained on the ground before them, hauling loads of food that are bigger than t..
Listed on 2013-03-19 19:21:04
The College of Cardinals in the Vatican signaled with the plumes of white smoke their having decided on the man who would become the leader of the world’s Catholics and the assumed link b..
Listed on 2013-03-14 05:24:44