The Order of Things
The Creation account is a manifestation of the order of God. There is an alternating sequence between separation and production. The liturgical calendar of the Church is a manifestation of God’s holy order. Disciples of Christ, how is that order reflected in our lives? How is the order of things in our lives an image…
Oh love that will not let me go I rest my weary soul in thee I give thee back the life I owe That in thine ocean depths its flow May richer, fuller be Oh light that followest all my way I yield my flickering torch to thee My heart restores its borrowed ray That…
The Lord Bless You & Keep You
Friends, looked at this way, the Priestly Benediction is an offering of Jesus Christ to us all. And, if Christ is given to us, then, by the power of the Holy Spirit, we have the promise of the Father. This blessing is perfect (of course, this good thing did came from God), but it is…
I rejoice notwithstanding the misfortunes of the world. I rejoice, not because of what I see or because I am disconnected from the suffering of the world, but I rejoice because of the hope that God continues to give me to persevere through my trials. I rejoice because God continues to feed me with good…
In sync with the message of Advent, this week’s readings are urging us to get ready. That process involves a change of attire: we don the armour of light, and in so doing, we ready ourselves for battle. Effectively, we are receiving a rallying cry. Armour is about protection; armour is also about battle. But…
Friends, wouldn’t you love to hear these words, ‘Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise’? Would you not love to hear those words after you’ve confessed to Christ all the wrong things that you have done, as you surrender to Christ, as you give your life to Christ, as you…
There will come a time in your journey towards purpose when you will be tested, not to be assessed, but for you to recognise that you have been well prepared and you are ready for your mission.
Celebrate The Baptism
Happy new year! What a joy the new year brings! It’s such a time of renewal! It’s a time of rebirth! It’s an opportunity to forget what lies behind and press on toward the prize. I love the new year. It’s a period to wash away the weight of the old and accept the blessing…
Fast-forward to the current day – I’m no longer in primary school. Today, I shriek in delight for today there has been a breakthrough.
‘Said the night wind to the little lamb, Do you see what I see?[…]’ ‘Said the little lamb to the shepherd boy, Do you hear what I hear?[…] ‘Said the shepherd boy to the mighty king, Do you know what I know? […]’ In the above verse extracts from one of my favourite Christmas carols,…