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Nuggets of Hope 12 – Cancelled

Cancelled. Many things have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Travel plans, meetings, projects, school, parties, shows – you name it.  Most of these cancellations are unwelcome, although some people are discovering a hidden blessing in the enforced slower … Continue reading

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03. April 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

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
Categories: Body of Christ, Brokenness and Wholeness, Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Nuggets of Hope 10 – Forgiven

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

Blurry vision

I am now officially an old guy. Proof #1 : Now that the youngest of my offspring has attained the ripe old age of twenty, I no longer have any teenage children. Instead, I have grandchildren. They are lots of fun, but their … Continue reading

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11. May 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , | 1 comment

Caring for ex-offenders

This morning Marion and I were privileged to be part of a seminar on caring for ex-offenders, sponsored by a coalition of ministries in the National Capital Region. For several months now – ever since becoming part of the All … Continue reading

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13. November 2010 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Justice, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 3 comments

God still believes in you

Recently I talked with a friend who is struggling in some key areas.  He and his wife have both been down a difficult road in life, and their marriage is not in great shape. When my friend told me what was going … Continue reading

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01. December 2008 by Wisdom Hunter
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