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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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What is in your hand?

Satan wants you to think about what you don’t have and what you can’t do. God wants to you think about what you do have and what you can do.  This gem of practical wisdom came to me many years … Continue reading

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01. July 2016 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
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Dreams and Visions, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Birthdays and anniversaries

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
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Community, Faith and Finances, Social Commentary | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Coldest Night of the Year

Now is the time

Yesterday Marion and I buried her father, Blake Denyes, who passed into eternity one week ago today. Most of the family was able to be present for the time of leave-taking. Our son Simeon made it home from Kansas City, … Continue reading

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01. November 2015 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , | 2 comments

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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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
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Faith and Suffering, House of Prayer, Testimonies | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Love is stronger than death

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

You make me brave

In recent weeks the social media have been full of reports of the horrific brutalities committed by ISIS in Syria and Iraq. Beheadings, crucifixions, rapes, genital mutilation – these are only some of the atrocities committed by ISIS against those they … Continue reading

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01. September 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Suffering, Intercession, Testimonies, Worship | Tags: , , | 2 comments

Tip of the iceberg

A week or so ago, I was talking with a relative about the recent kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers by Hamas. His response was that he was thankful to live in Canada. This seems like an innocent enough response. It’s the … Continue reading

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01. July 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Intercession, Jews and Gentiles | Tags: , , , | 1 comment

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