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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
Categories: Faith and Relationships, Intimacy with God | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on One thing remains

Truth, humility and righteousness

The past few months have been a less than glorious chapter in the annals of Canadian politics and government. Even the most devoted Conservative partisans must be feeling a tad uncomfortable by now, as the list of unanswered questions and … Continue reading

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02. November 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Politics, Social Commentary | Tags: , , , , , | 6 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

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

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

Humour, honesty, humility and holiness

I haven’t laughed so hard in a long time. Last Wednesday evening at Life Group, we had an absolutely hilarious time talking about childhood adventures and various embarrassing and humorous moments in our lives.   (For those who aren’t familiar with … Continue reading

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16. January 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Relationships, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , | 2 comments

Making a difference

“You’re not the boss of me”, declared the young man in the high school special needs class.   “In this class, yes, I am the boss of you”, replied my wife, firmly but not unkindly.  Having raised four children of … Continue reading

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05. December 2010 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Eschatology, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , | 1 comment

The way up is the way down

I am tired of religion, tired of going to church.  I am hungry for revival. I have tasted the dynamic, life-giving presence of God – the electric flow of the Holy Spirit – the sweetness of the love and mercy … Continue reading

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03. November 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Relationships, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , | 4 comments

Mind your own business

Did you ever stop to notice how much of the conversation that goes on around you every day consists of judgment and criticism of other people? Consider a very common scenario.  You’re hanging out with friends, workmates or schoolmates, and … Continue reading

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20. October 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Politics, Reflections on Life, Workplace | Tags: , , , | 4 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

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