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A Tribute to My Friend And Some Reflections On The Church Ads A Result

I want to pay tribute to my friend Peter, who died just last week. We lived in different cities, and I was not as close to him as some others were, but I would like to think that I was … Continue reading

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Whats The Matter With Halal Food?

Recently some people in Australia have attracted attention by objecting to Halal certification of foods eaten by Australians. I thought that this idea was worth exploring. The first thing to say is that the words ‘Halal’ are the closest thing … Continue reading

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On Recent Events And Apocalyptic Thinking

When ‘Brexit’ was happening, and now Mr. Trump is sure to become ‘President Trump’ I noticed a lot of posts on Facebook, and I put one up too thinking that ‘We live in Apocalyptic times.’ Then during Advent, I read … Continue reading

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A Bit More on ‘The Authority of The Bible’ and how it ‘Happens’ to Us

I am reading Tim Costello’s new book ‘Faith’ during morning prayers. It is a great book in the tradition of those collections of ‘readings for each day.’ One story he tells is of a Lebanese Christian man, Milak, who is … Continue reading

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Trinity: A Model For Community That Does Not Destroy Individuality

Here is an interesting thing that I found in an article in a recent ‘Age’ (reprinted from the New York Times)(Newspaper). The author, David Brooks was meditating upon the movement in opposite directions for complete autonomy, while at the same … Continue reading

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How unconscious family systems influence decision making

Reflection 20-5-12 I was away last weekend with a group of people. We met for a dinner of fish and white sauce, with vegetables on Friday night. As we gathered for our first session together on Saturday morning, the leader asked … Continue reading

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