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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

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

Last night I had the strangest dream

I rarely remember my dreams.  When I do, it is usually because they are significant. This morning I awoke with what seemed like an odd dream fresh in my mind.  In the dream I had travelled on St Patrick’s Day … Continue reading

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17. March 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Prophetic Ministry, Seasonal Thoughts, Truthspeakers | Tags: , , , , , | 5 comments

New Year’s Letter

What follows is a New Year’s letter to my children.  I decided to post it on my blog because I realized that the things I wanted to say to my children are really a message from the Father’s heart, things … Continue reading

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31. December 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on New Year’s Letter

Why I celebrate Christmas

A couple of weeks ago, Marion and I watched the 1984 production of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, in which Ebenezer Scrooge is set free from his addiction to greed, and discovers again the joy of celebrating Christmas. Lots of people … Continue reading

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22. December 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Apologetics, Basic Principles, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , | 2 comments

Lighting up the neighbourhood

This year I went all-out on Christmas lights.   Well, all-out for me, anyway.  Back in November I took advantage of Home Depot’s special offer on new Christmas lights for customers who bring in their old lights for recycling, and bought … Continue reading

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15. December 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Neighbourhood, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts, Transformation | Tags: , , , | 5 comments

Jolly old St Nicholas

When I was a child, December 5 – St Nicholas Eve – was an important and tremendously exciting date on our family’s holiday calendar.   In the evening, we children sang our songs to Sinterklaas and put our wooden shoes by … Continue reading

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05. December 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , | 2 comments

Letting Jesus shine through the cracks

I grew up in a Dutch immigrant family.  When I was born, my family had been in Canada for only two years, and during the early years of my childhood, the Dutch identity was quite strong.  I grew up speaking … Continue reading

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27. November 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

How shall we now live?

This Remembrance Day evening, my family and I are watching the 1998 World War II movie Saving Private Ryan.  I find this movie mostly disturbing rather than enjoyable.  It does have its moments of beauty, but mostly I appreciate it … Continue reading

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11. November 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Movies, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , | 1 comment

Keeping the flow clean

Recently when I was reading the words of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew, I was struck by these simple yet profound comments about the human heart. But what comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this … Continue reading

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04. October 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

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