Category Archives for Brokenness and Wholeness

Nuggets of Hope 20 – Deliver us from Evil

Deliver us from evil. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians are in shock because of the recent tragic sequence of events in Nova Scotia in which twenty-two victims lost their lives to a crazed gunman. There are many … Continue reading

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25. April 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope, Faith and Suffering, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 comments

Nuggets of Hope 15 – Crucified with Christ

I am writing this on Good Friday morning. Four weeks ago today, my five-year-old granddaughter Madison was scheduled to come for a sleepover with Grandma and Grandpa. Marion and I were looking forward to this, but a couple of days … Continue reading

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10. April 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope, Faith and Suffering | Tags: , , , , | 5 comments

Nuggets of Hope 11 – Complete in Christ

Yesterday afternoon, as I came back from a long Saturday walk, I saw a small crowd gathered in front of the house diagonally across from ours. At least, it was a crowd by COVID-19 pandemic standards. People were standing on … Continue reading

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29. March 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
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Nuggets of Hope 10 – Forgiven

In my home growing up, forgiveness was not something we ever talked about. I am very thankful for many things about my childhood, but giving and receiving forgiveness was not something we did well. When we had a conflict, we … Continue reading

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28. March 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
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Let’s talk about mental health

The stimulus for this post is the Bell Let’s Talk campaign which is intended to encourage people to talk about mental health. When I was a young pastor I battled depression, although I wouldn’t have had the words to describe … Continue reading

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25. January 2017 by Wisdom Hunter
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Birthdays and anniversaries

I will never think of my birthday the same way again. Tomorrow my love and I will host a family gathering to celebrate the April birthdays in our family. Bethany, Carmen, Dunovan and I all have birthdays within a four-day … Continue reading

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22. April 2016 by Wisdom Hunter
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Brrrrr! It’s cold out there!

Today I went cross-country skiing by the shore of beautiful Lac Forget in the Laurentians. Marion and I were on a weekend getaway at a chalet near Mont Tremblant with as many of our children as were able to join … Continue reading

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13. February 2016 by Wisdom Hunter
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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
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Love is stronger than death

I recently heard the inspiring story of a boy named Sagan and his friends, a group of former slumdogs in India whose lives were changed forever when they were rescued from desperate poverty through child sponsorship in Gospel for Asia’s Bridge of … Continue reading

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08. February 2015 by Wisdom Hunter
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It’s cold out there

It’s cold out there.  The past week, temperatures in Ottawa have been below -20°C all week long. Earlier in the week they dipped below -30°C. Yesterday I took a break from work and went out for a walk at noon. … Continue reading

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25. January 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Faith and Justice, Faith and Suffering, Neighbourhood, Servanthood, Social Commentary, Transformation | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on It’s cold out there

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