Tag Archives for wholehearted

Living like a winner

Being an Ottawa Senators fan can be discouraging. The best you can say is that it is an up-and-down experience. Last night’s game was an example. The Sens started the game full of enthusiasm against the high-flying Tampa Bay Lightning. They … Continue reading

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30. November 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Faith and Sports, Reflections on Life, Vision | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

Playing to an audience of One

All of us play to an audience. This tendency to play to an audience – to do the things that we know will win us approval, applause and appreciation – starts very early in life. In fact, I am pretty … Continue reading

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22. March 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , , | 6 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

Exposed

The young man across the table from me was dead serious. “Tell me about your prayer life”, he asked me. “I want to know how you pray”. Sam was a pastor’s son from a part of Africa that had seen … Continue reading

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23. July 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

The importance of desire

Buddhists believe that passions and desires lead only to trouble, and the way to peace is to attain a state in which we no longer have such longings.  Some Christians likewise seem to think that our desires and passions are … Continue reading

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22. July 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 3 comments

One thing I seek

Last week my son Simeon, who is interning with Bethany House of Prayer (BHOP) in Bloomington, MN, told me about the OneThing08 year end conference at International House of Prayer (IHOP) and encouraged me to listen in on the free webcast.  I … Continue reading

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03. January 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Reflections on Life | Tags: , , | 1 comment