Category Archives for Faith and Relationships

One thing remains

Marion and I were married in 1976. Our wedding – which we planned ourselves – was full of prophetic themes although I barely understood them at the time. Like many church weddings, our wedding featured these well-known verses from 1 Corinthians … Continue reading

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01. July 2015 by Wisdom Hunter
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The power of blessing

My beloved wife celebrated her 60th birthday a few days ago. I’m not always the best at planning ahead for such events, but I have learned over the years that special days are important to Marion, and I have also … Continue reading

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02. August 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Community, Faith and Relationships, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , | 4 comments

Seeds of life

Today Marion’s parents celebrated sixty-five years of marriage. A simple family celebration marked the occasion. Later, as we said our good-byes, I thanked my parents-in-law for getting married, pointing out that had they not done so, I could not have met … Continue reading

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04. October 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Finances, Faith and Relationships, Faith and Suffering, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , | 5 comments

No high like the Most High

I love walking in winter, especially on days like today, when the air  is cold enough to be invigorating but not so cold as to be bone-chilling. Besides giving me a bit of exercise, my brisk morning walk to the … Continue reading

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06. February 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Relationships, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life | Tags: , | 1 comment

The power of hospitality

Most Christians, if asked to list five of the attributes of God, would probably come up with words like loving, powerful, forgiving,  just, holy, and so forth. These are all important descriptors of God’s character as it is revealed to … Continue reading

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19. November 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Faith and Relationships, Movies, Neighbourhood, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | 8 comments

A childlike heart

This morning at work I was showing pictures of our recent vacation to my colleague Dean.  Dean is a very devoted Dad who often talks about the activities of his four children.  His youngest is a toddler, about a year … Continue reading

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12. September 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Relationships, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life, Workplace | Tags: , , , | 3 comments

Keep yourselves in the love of God

Yesterday I went for a walk after lunch.  While I was out walking, my thoughts turned to the previous evening’s church meeting.  The meeting had featured a thought-provoking presentation on how our church welcomes and integrates new people, and some … Continue reading

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08. September 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Relationships, Intimacy with God | Tags: , , , , | 4 comments

A lifetime assignment

Goalies have different styles. Take Roberto Luongo and Tim Thomas, for example.  For those who aren’t hockey fans, Luongo and Thomas are the goalies of the Vancouver Canucks and the Boston Bruins respectively, who are currently tied at three wins … Continue reading

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14. June 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Relationships, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 5 comments

Good grief

Yesterday I had the privilege of tasting grief at its best at a memorial service for Daniel Robert Hall, who died two-and-a-half weeks ago in Zambia at the age of 38.  It was an exquisitely painful yet glorious time of … Continue reading

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12. March 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Faith and Justice, Faith and Relationships, Reflections on Life, Testimonies | Tags: , , , , , | 5 comments

In memory of Rob Hall

When I wrote in a recent post (Reality Check) that life is short and fragile, I had no idea that within a couple of weeks, Rob Hall’s untimely death would offer a graphic reminder of the truth of those words. … Continue reading

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27. February 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Justice, Faith and Relationships, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , | 6 comments

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