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Nuggets of Hope 25 – Jesus in your boat

The boat pictured here is a replica of an ancient fishing vessel whose remains were discovered by a couple of amateur archaeologists in the Galilee region in 1986.  It’s thought to be much like the type of boat that Jesus … Continue reading

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09. May 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
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Nuggets of Hope 15 – Crucified with Christ

I am writing this on Good Friday morning. Four weeks ago today, my five-year-old granddaughter Madison was scheduled to come for a sleepover with Grandma and Grandpa. Marion and I were looking forward to this, but a couple of days … Continue reading

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10. April 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope, Faith and Suffering | Tags: , , , , | 5 comments

Nuggets of Hope 13 – All Things

All things. Yes, I did mean all things. All things work together for good.  All things? Everything? Yes, all things. That’s what it says. Romans 8:28. You know the verse. Even COVID-19? Lord, surely you couldn’t mean that. Yes, yes … Continue reading

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05. April 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
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The Bride and the Wedding to come

I have had a series of dreams over the past several weeks about the Bride of Christ and the wedding feast that is coming. This past week I had two such dreams, on separate nights, that were very similar. As … Continue reading

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30. March 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
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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

Exposed

The young man across the table from me was dead serious. “Tell me about your prayer life”, he asked me. “I want to know how you pray”. Sam was a pastor’s son from a part of Africa that had seen … Continue reading

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23. July 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
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Reflections from Minnesota – Day 6

I played racquetball at the Bethany gym twice this week – this morning with Joe, and a couple of days ago in a round-robin with Joe and Simeon.  For both Joe and myself, this was our first time playing since Joe … Continue reading

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20. March 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Sweet or sour? It’s your choice

It’s been said that the majority of people are thinking negative thoughts up to 90% of the time. I don’t know about most people, but I know this was certainly true of me at one time.   Worry, anxiety, frustration, anger, critical … Continue reading

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29. January 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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When God puts your life on hold

My son Joe broke his ankle last weekend.  We were visiting friends from our former house church in Russell, and had planned a game of ball hockey on the outdoor court in our old neighbourhood.  We had done this dozens of … Continue reading

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18. December 2008 by Wisdom Hunter
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