Category Archives for Seasonal Thoughts

What I want for my grandchildren – and for you

This morning, Marion and I got to see Sophie, Livie and Maddie Rose – our three Kansas City cuties – opening the Christmas gifts that we had ordered for them. The wonder of video technology made it possible for us … Continue reading

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25. December 2016 by Wisdom Hunter
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Summer Reflections

In the coolness of a summer morning, I sit outside and sip my coffee and take in the beauty all around me. A quiet breeze rustles the leaves of the majestic maple in my neighbour’s yard. Wind chimes hint of faraway … Continue reading

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03. July 2016 by Wisdom Hunter
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Born to die

Born to die. That may not sound like a very cheery or appealing theme for a Christmas blog. Yet that is the destiny that Jesus the Messiah embraced when he came down from heaven to earth to be born in … Continue reading

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25. December 2015 by Wisdom Hunter
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Are you ready?

Are you ready for Christmas? I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard those words over the past week. Usually people are thinking of external preparations – gifts, cooking, decorating, holiday plans. I have nothing against any of these things … Continue reading

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23. December 2015 by Wisdom Hunter
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Lay down your weapons

Peace on earth. The angelic promise of peace and good will is the theme of countless Christmas cards, carols, sermons, hopes and prayers. Everyone says they want it. Yet the dream of world-wide peace seems as far off as ever. Over … Continue reading

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24. December 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
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St Patrick and the Holy Spirit

Tomorrow, of course, is St Patrick’s Day. It’s a day of partying for people of Irish extraction and those who wish they were. But how many of the people celebrating their Irish heritage on St. Patrick’s day have any idea … Continue reading

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16. March 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
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Anchoring your hope

                      Like many of you, I gathered with loved ones last night for New Year’s Eve. We watched the celebration in Times Square in New York City as people rang … Continue reading

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01. January 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
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Are you ready?

A few days ago, our friend Shannon recounted a wonderful story about her twenty year old son James. Driving to work on a cold December day, he stopped to help a young woman whose car had spun out of control … Continue reading

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21. December 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
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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
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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

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