Tag Archives for gratitude

Coldest Night of the Year

I remember when I first heard about Jericho Road Ministries from its founder, my friend Ray Desmarais. A compassionate man with a big heart for the hurting and homeless, Ray wanted to do something practical to help. Over the years, … Continue reading

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01. February 2016 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Community, Faith and Finances, Social Commentary | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Coldest Night of the Year

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

Resident aliens

When my son Simeon moved to the United States a few years ago, I was a bit surprised to learn that according to the United States Government, he was an alien. Even after getting his Green Card, which allows him … Continue reading

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01. December 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Faith and Finances, House of Prayer, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | 12 comments

Was blind but now I see

Yesterday I met a man who prayed for my salvation over thirty-five years ago, when we were both students at the same college. Until yesterday I had not known that he had been praying for me, and he had not … Continue reading

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09. November 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Evangelism, Intercession, Reflections on Life, Testimonies | Tags: , , , , | 12 comments

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

Overwhelmed by love

I am overwhelmed by love, Overtaken by your mercy, Lord, your goodness without end Will be the house in which I dwell. – Brian Doerksen, When You Shepherd Me  (based on Psalm 23) Late last Sunday evening, as I sat … Continue reading

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15. September 2010 by Wisdom Hunter
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In everything give thanks

Here in Canada this is Thanksgiving weekend.  Early settlers and explorers gave thanks for a safe journey across the Atlantic; later settlers gave thanks for a good harvest; Loyalists coming to Canada from the United States after the American Revolution … Continue reading

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11. October 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , | 3 comments

Lessons from Physiotherapy

Almost two weeks ago I began a process of physiotherapy to reestablish function in my left shoulder.  This became necessary as a result of  a cycling accident a few weeks ago which resulted in a dislocated shoulder, a badly sprained … Continue reading

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15. July 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

Reflections from Minnesota – Day 3

For those who live in a northern climate, the coming of spring is a reason to celebrate.   This has been a week of wonderful weather here in Bloomington, Minnesota.  Snow is melting, water is running, birds are chirping and the air … Continue reading

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17. March 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Reflections from Minnesota – Day 1

Today was our first full day in Minnesota.   We arrived at about 5:30 pm local time yesterday – bleary-eyed, stiff and tired, but very thankful to have arrived safely.  The drive was long but in its own way a good bonding … Continue reading

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15. March 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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