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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


25. December 2015 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Faith and Suffering, Rejection, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Born to die

Tragedy in Boston

By now almost everyone has heard of the terrible tragedy that took place at the Boston Marathon yesterday, in which two bombs killed three people and injured many others. Among the dead was an eight-year-old boy who had been waiting … Continue reading


16. April 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Faith and Suffering, Reflections on Life, Servanthood, Social Commentary | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 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


27. December 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Movies, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 3 comments

Cleaning up garbage with Jesus

This morning I had the privilege of picking up garbage in our neighbourhood park and some of the surrounding streets here in Vanier, the historic part of Ottawa where Marion and I make our home with our daughter Bethany. I … Continue reading


13. October 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Intimacy with God, Neighbourhood, Transformation | Tags: , , , , | 5 comments

How shall we now live?

This Remembrance Day evening, my family and I are watching the 1998 World War II movie Saving Private Ryan.  I find this movie mostly disturbing rather than enjoyable.  It does have its moments of beauty, but mostly I appreciate it … Continue reading


11. November 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Movies, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , | 1 comment

Happy Easter

Like most people I know, I love Easter weekend.  It is a joyous time of year. I love the coming of spring and warmer days.  I enjoy getting out in the yard and getting it ready for a new season; seeing the scilla … Continue reading


09. April 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , | 5 comments