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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
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Reading the Bible with new eyes

I have been reading the Bible with new eyes the past couple of years. My practical Dutch parents, although nominally Christian, were functionally humanistic in their outlook and worldview, and I imbibed a this-worldly perspective on life with my mother’s … Continue reading

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03. February 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Reflections on Life, Transformation | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

Jesus and the pain of Jamie Hubley

A little over a week ago, Ottawa was rocked by the suicide of fifteen-year-old Jamie Hubley, a gifted, outgoing, but also troubled teenager who had battled depression for years. By all accounts, Jamie was a compassionate, sensitive, caring young man.  … Continue reading

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22. October 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Social Commentary | Tags: , , , , , , , | 4 comments

What’s in your cup?

Picture yourself in a crowded room, holding a cup full of hot coffee.  You are having a conversation with someone you have just met.  You want this person to like you, so you are doing your best to come across … Continue reading

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28. October 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Affecting genetics through prayer?

A recent National Post article reports on groundbreaking research at McGill University.   The research seems to show that physical and emotional abuse in childhood can alter the genetic code of a child.  The same team has previously done other research … Continue reading

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26. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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