Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Difference Between Brokenness That Drives Us To God and the Brokenness that Wounds Others

There is a lot of very fluffy ‘wisdom’ posted on ‘Facebook’, I think. Some of it is in the form of “You control your reality!’ Well, being social animals, we don’t! It’s a communal affair how ‘reality’ is determined. But … Continue reading

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What the Picture of Aylan Kurdi on the beach did to me

All this week I’ve been busy pressing ‘Like’ on Facebook more than ever before. Why? There is so much about the issue of our responses to asylum seekers and refugees on that social medium. Australia has horrible detention camps offshore … Continue reading

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An Act of ‘Remembering’ (Anamnesis) for judegment and forgiveness in and around the Eucharist last Saturday

This is what happened to me last Saturday. We had a Eucharist for the Oecumenical Group in Switzerland, which has a ‘day out’ each year. As host, I was invited to preach. As I was getting ready and moving through … Continue reading

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