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Nuggets of Hope 20 – Deliver us from Evil

Deliver us from evil. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians are in shock because of the recent tragic sequence of events in Nova Scotia in which twenty-two victims lost their lives to a crazed gunman. There are many … Continue reading

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25. April 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope, Faith and Suffering, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 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

Jesus and the pain of Jamie Hubley

A little over a week ago, Ottawa was rocked by the suicide of fifteen-year-old Jamie Hubley, a gifted, outgoing, but also troubled teenager who had battled depression for years. By all accounts, Jamie was a compassionate, sensitive, caring young man.  … Continue reading

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22. October 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Social Commentary | Tags: , , , , , , , | 4 comments

Surprising answers to prayer

I am continually amazed at the variety of ways in which God answers prayer. For some time now, as our life group has been talking about reaching out to others with the hope of salvation, Marion and I have been … Continue reading

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13. August 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Evangelism, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , | 1 comment

Lessons from Physiotherapy

Almost two weeks ago I began a process of physiotherapy to reestablish function in my left shoulder.  This became necessary as a result of  a cycling accident a few weeks ago which resulted in a dislocated shoulder, a badly sprained … Continue reading

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15. July 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment