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Those Things I Do

The other day I was thinking about the movies and some of my favourite works of fiction. I realized that at their very center they all had something in common. Most of them depicted a struggle between good and evil. Take one of my favourite movie franchises, Star Wars. We…
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Grace

Our passage today from Matthew’s gospel is very powerful. It is a short conclusion to a longer piece of scripture where Jesus talks about discipleship. On their own these three verses have taken on a life of their own. Specifically, the final verse where Jesus says “whoever gives even a…
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To Be One

Prayer is our lifeline to God. It is how we communicate with our creator, expressing our joys, fears, cares and petitions. In short, prayer is life altering and while we often pray to God what we do not consider is how often God prays for us. When we read through…
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Spirituality

Life

Spring is finally in the air. With the melting of the snow we are able to once again see the grass and the signs of life that accompany the steady increase in temperature. Birds are busy looking for seeds. The squirrels have run out of stored food and are back…
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You Are the Light!

Throughout scripture we are presented with the dual images of darkness and light. The first such glimpse is in Genesis with the creation story. Many of the Psalms talk about darkness and light. In Psalm 23 which we read today we talk about travelling through the darkest valley. Still other…
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Spirituality

What Do You Say?

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16, is perhaps one of the most often quoted pieces of scripture in the Bible. In fact this passage is perhaps so familiar…
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