Tag Archives: Forgiveness

Punishment And Restoration of Christians

I am sure that there are more, but from personal knowledge, I know of two priests whose licence to function as priests in their diocese has been revoked on the basis of indiscretions that happened a long time ago. None … Continue reading

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Memorials: On How or Whether To Remember

For a while now there has been a lot of controversy about memorials. The two events that stand out for me are the attempts to remove the statue of General Robert E. Lee in Charlotte, Virginia and the removal of … Continue reading

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“Prayer-Work”, Like ‘Space-Time’ Forges Sacramental Being-before-the -face-of-God”

This week has seen me out in the garden a lot. I have been mowing the lawns, and looking to see where the pipes for our garden’s watering system go, so that we can keep the garden alive, without wasting … Continue reading

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On Being A Public Christian

In the last issue of ‘The Melbourne Anglican’ Dr. Craig Dalton outlined is reasons for not wearing his clerical collar in public. His main reasoning is that ‘mission is much easier when I’m encountered first as a human being rather … Continue reading

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More on Martin Luther, Individualism, Forgiveness and Christian Growth

While I really like the idea in Martin Luther about our ‘selves’ being called into being by the engagement w have with our environment (be it with God in Chris or other realities) I have been exercised in my brains … Continue reading

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Graham Greene’s ‘The Heart of the Matter’: Reflections on Christian Life

Reflection 16-12-12Having a lot of Graham Greene books around in the Church’s bookstall, and knowing that he has been called a ‘Catholic’ author has prompted me to read some more Greene. I have just finished reading ‘The Heart of the … Continue reading

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To allow one’s grief is a significant part of this ‘letting go’ of the hope for a better past Every now and then a description of a process strikes me as particularly worth exploring further. Listen to this. A person … Continue reading

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