Category Archives for Reflections on Life

A tale of two young women

Today is my little girl’s birthday. Only, she’s not a little girl any more. She’s a young woman, a year away from university graduation. Two days ago a young man asked her to marry him, and she accepted. Bethany’s birthday … Continue reading

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21. April 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Dreams and Visions, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 8 comments

The wedding feast

Last Saturday my oldest son, Joe, married the love of his life, Carmen. For me this was cause for great joy. I was delighted for Joe. He looked so thrilled as he waited for Carmen to walk down the aisle. … Continue reading

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27. September 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Eschatology, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

In season and out of season

September is not the season for beans – at least not in this part of the world. Beans are usually picked in July, maybe in early August, but by September they are long gone. Let me introduce you to my … Continue reading

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09. September 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , | 2 comments

Protected

I was riding my bike along the Rideau River cycle path, pedaling through familiar parkland, on the last leg of my half-hour ride home from work.  The river was on my right, partly obscured by a narrow strip of wooded … Continue reading

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26. July 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Faith and Sports, Faith and Suffering, Reflections on Life, Testimonies | Tags: , , , , , , | 10 comments

Life on the beach – or on the farm?

Over the years I have had many conversations with colleagues at work about their goals in life. I remember one man in particular who made it quite clear what he wanted. His goal was to build up a nice financial … Continue reading

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07. July 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: House of Prayer, Intercession, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life, Servanthood, Workplace, Worship | Tags: , , , | 6 comments

Earnest money

On Sunday Marion and I arrived home from a nine-day trip to Minnesota to see our son Simeon, his wife Heather and their two beautiful little girls. As always after one of these visits, my mind is full of thoughts … Continue reading

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08. May 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Faith and Suffering, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 comments

Tragedy in Boston

By now almost everyone has heard of the terrible tragedy that took place at the Boston Marathon yesterday, in which two bombs killed three people and injured many others. Among the dead was an eight-year-old boy who had been waiting … Continue reading

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16. April 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Faith and Suffering, Reflections on Life, Servanthood, Social Commentary | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 comments

Playing to an audience of One

All of us play to an audience. This tendency to play to an audience – to do the things that we know will win us approval, applause and appreciation – starts very early in life. In fact, I am pretty … Continue reading

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22. March 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , , | 6 comments

New Years Resolutions

I am not a big fan of New Years Resolutions. I haven’t made one in several years, that I can recall. It’s not that I don’t like making commitments. It’s just that I prefer to let the Lord lead me … Continue reading

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01. January 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Finances, House of Prayer, Intimacy with God, Neighbourhood, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , , , | 8 comments

An Unexpected Journey

Yesterday evening Marion and I watched The Hobbit : An Unexpected Journey, based on the first part of Tolkien’s 1937 fantasy classic The Hobbit. This was my first experience watching a movie in 3D, and I found The Hobbit impressive in … Continue reading

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27. December 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Movies, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 3 comments

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