Category Archives for Seasonal Thoughts

Nuggets of Hope 29 – Living Flame of Love

We live in troubled times. As if the COVID-19 pandemic didn’t present enough of a challenge, the killing of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer has placed a spotlight on the reality of white privilege and … Continue reading

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31. May 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Body of Christ, Bride of Christ, Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , | 2 comments

Nuggets of Hope 27 – Are you listening?

PSSST …  Hey you. I have some things to tell you. Secrets. Things that can help you.  Are you listening? This is really important. God.  This is a time of many opinions, much commentary, many unknowns and uncertainties, many claims … Continue reading

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18. May 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Body of Christ, Bride of Christ, Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope, Faith and Anxiety, Holy Spirit, Intimacy with God, Seasonal Thoughts, Testimonies | Tags: , , , , , | 1 comment

Raise a Yuletide glass?

Christmas is coming, and with it the inevitable holiday parties where food and drink of all sorts will be offered. I love eating and drinking! Food and drink are among the chief pleasures of this life. Our capacity to enjoy … Continue reading

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21. November 2019 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Faith and Culture, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts, Social Commentary | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Raise a Yuletide glass?

Here comes the sun

Tomorrow I will turn sixty-five years old. And as old guys like me are wont to do, I have been remembering past birthdays. When I was a boy, what I loved most about my birthday was being able to have … Continue reading

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21. April 2018 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Ageing, Bride of Christ, Eschatology, Seasonal Thoughts, Vision | Tags: , | Comments Off on Here comes the sun

What I want for my grandchildren – and for you

This morning, Marion and I got to see Sophie, Livie and Maddie Rose – our three Kansas City cuties – opening the Christmas gifts that we had ordered for them. The wonder of video technology made it possible for us … Continue reading

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25. December 2016 by Wisdom Hunter
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Summer Reflections

In the coolness of a summer morning, I sit outside and sip my coffee and take in the beauty all around me. A quiet breeze rustles the leaves of the majestic maple in my neighbour’s yard. Wind chimes hint of faraway … Continue reading

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03. July 2016 by Wisdom Hunter
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Born to die

Born to die. That may not sound like a very cheery or appealing theme for a Christmas blog. Yet that is the destiny that Jesus the Messiah embraced when he came down from heaven to earth to be born in … Continue reading

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25. December 2015 by Wisdom Hunter
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Are you ready?

Are you ready for Christmas? I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard those words over the past week. Usually people are thinking of external preparations – gifts, cooking, decorating, holiday plans. I have nothing against any of these things … Continue reading

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23. December 2015 by Wisdom Hunter
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Lay down your weapons

Peace on earth. The angelic promise of peace and good will is the theme of countless Christmas cards, carols, sermons, hopes and prayers. Everyone says they want it. Yet the dream of world-wide peace seems as far off as ever. Over … Continue reading

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24. December 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
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St Patrick and the Holy Spirit

Tomorrow, of course, is St Patrick’s Day. It’s a day of partying for people of Irish extraction and those who wish they were. But how many of the people celebrating their Irish heritage on St. Patrick’s day have any idea … Continue reading

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16. March 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Dreams and Visions, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , | 3 comments

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