Monthly Archives for August 2009

Spiritually aggressive Christians

I remember a dear lady in one of the churches that I served when I was a United Church pastor (for those who didn’t know, that was a LONG time ago, in what seems like another life … not that … Continue reading

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30. August 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Freedom 55?

A lot of the people I work with have bought into the “Freedom 55” concept as a goal for their lives.  Most of my colleagues are in their mid to late 40s and they are looking forward to being able … Continue reading

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23. August 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Doing life together

When we are showing our neighbourhood to visitors we see it with different eyes.  Features to which I normally pay no attention, having become accustomed to them, grab my attention again when I am interpreting them to others.  So when … Continue reading

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14. August 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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A longing fulfilled

Yesterday I went for a bicycle ride along the Rideau River. Riding a bicycle is a very ordinary, everyday activity for many people, but for me, yesterday’s ride was cause for great rejoicing.   You see, eight weeks ago today I … Continue reading

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13. August 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Cottage holiday with our kids

Those who follow my blog will have noticed that I haven’t posted anything for over a week now.   Marion and I have been on vacation for the past 10 days or so, including a wonderful visit from our son Simeon, … Continue reading

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13. August 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Missing my guitar

Of the many things that I cannot do since injuring my left shoulder in a cycling accident several weeks ago, there are three activities that I especially miss : riding my bike, playing racquetball and playing my guitar. The shoulder … Continue reading

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04. August 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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The pleasures of God

Pleasure is God’s idea. That statement might come as a surprise to some of you.  It is an insight that did not come to me overnight.   For generations the Devil has succeeded in deceiving most of the church into believing … Continue reading

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03. August 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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