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Anchoring your hope

                      Like many of you, I gathered with loved ones last night for New Year’s Eve. We watched the celebration in Times Square in New York City as people rang … Continue reading

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01. January 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , | 2 comments

Farewell, old friend

One of my high school buddies passed away a week ago today.  I was invited to speak some words of remembrance at his funeral, and counted it a privilege to be given this opportunity. Marilyn (his widow) told me that … Continue reading

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06. December 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Testimonies | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 comments

The wedding feast

Last Saturday my oldest son, Joe, married the love of his life, Carmen. For me this was cause for great joy. I was delighted for Joe. He looked so thrilled as he waited for Carmen to walk down the aisle. … Continue reading

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27. September 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Eschatology, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

In season and out of season

September is not the season for beans – at least not in this part of the world. Beans are usually picked in July, maybe in early August, but by September they are long gone. Let me introduce you to my … Continue reading

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09. September 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , | 2 comments

A walk in the park

Over the past couple of years, in response to the call of God to plant a local House of Prayer, I have set my heart and will to pray for Vanier, the historic Ottawa neighbourhood where Marion and I have … Continue reading

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16. August 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Evangelism, House of Prayer, Intercession, Neighbourhood | Tags: , , , , , , , | 7 comments

Protected

I was riding my bike along the Rideau River cycle path, pedaling through familiar parkland, on the last leg of my half-hour ride home from work.  The river was on my right, partly obscured by a narrow strip of wooded … Continue reading

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26. July 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Faith and Sports, Faith and Suffering, Reflections on Life, Testimonies | Tags: , , , , , , | 10 comments

Earnest money

On Sunday Marion and I arrived home from a nine-day trip to Minnesota to see our son Simeon, his wife Heather and their two beautiful little girls. As always after one of these visits, my mind is full of thoughts … Continue reading

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08. May 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Faith and Suffering, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 comments

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

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

Fail Brittania (from Dan Juster)

I don’t often reblog other people’s writings but I though this one, despite its somber conclusions, was worth re-posting. Fail Brittania – by Dan Juster My own conclusion is that this is one more indication that the Last Days are … Continue reading

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07. October 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Evangelism, Jews and Gentiles, Social Commentary | Tags: , | 2 comments

Seeds of life

Today Marion’s parents celebrated sixty-five years of marriage. A simple family celebration marked the occasion. Later, as we said our good-byes, I thanked my parents-in-law for getting married, pointing out that had they not done so, I could not have met … Continue reading

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04. October 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Finances, Faith and Relationships, Faith and Suffering, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , | 5 comments

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