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Reflection of the Week - 22 June 2021

Whether running a home or building a house, working at a factory or supporting a ministry there is one vital principal that is all-embracing, all our undertakings require a total dependence upon God.

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Reflection of the Week - 15 June 2021

Farming is a purposeful activity. A combination of watching and waiting, listening and learning, living with creation and responding in hope.

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Reflection of the Week - 1 June 2021

I can remember speaking at an ecumenical conference some years ago and mentioning the Trinity. During the question time a Methodist minister commented ‘oh that’s the Sunday Methodist ministers have off and the service is left to the lay preachers.’

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Reflection of the Week - 25 May 2021

Life is a spiritual journey. Contemplative living is a way of responding to our everyday experiences by consciously attending to our relationships.

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Pentecost 2021

On this coming Sunday we celebrate the day of Pentecost. Our remembering of the time the Holy Spirit come upon the believers in Jerusalem, empowering them to become witnesses, to Judea, to Samaria, teaching others to know that the knowledge of the good news of Christ, of the kingdom of God, will be passed down through the generations.

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Reflection of the Week - 18 May 2021

Psalm 1 proclaims truths echoed in the book of Proverbs: that following the wisdom of God is the best and wisest way to live.

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Reflection of the Week - 4 May 2021

In this lyrical text, Jesus introduces us to the great mystery of God sharing his life with us: I am the vine, you are the branches ... my Father is the vine-grower.

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Reflection of the Week - 27 April 2021

The very fabric of everyday life is changing before us; these are unprecedented times. In the midst of this, we are invited to find God and some have little more than their Bible to help. We reflect on Psalm 23 and its implications for our lives—now, more than ever.

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Reflection of the Week - 13 April 2021

With Easter just gone and the school holidays now started, for many it is a time when people take a break and spend time away from their usual commitments.

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Reflection of the Week - 6 April 2021

When confronted by what is hard to hear, shocking to consider, grieving to know, difficult to understand, it is often much easier to not believe it at all.