Monthly Archives: February 2012

HAVING NOTHING YET POSSESSING EVERYTHING (1 Corinthians 6)

The poverty of Jesus was total and real. Reflect on his life after Baptism: driven into the wilderness his whole life mirrored its emptiness – no home, no work, no resting place, until dying naked he is buried in a … Continue reading

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WISDOM IN THE SECRET PLACES

Psalm 51 prays ‘O Lord, grant me wisdom in the secret places of the heart’. Jesus taught that ‘your Father who is in the secret place sees what is done in secret.’ Lent is not a time for outward piety … Continue reading

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MAN CANNOT LIVE ON BREAD ALONE

George Herbert, the sixteenth century Anglican Priest and Poet wrote about the Country Parson that it was on the words of scripture ‘that he doth both suck and live.’ I like the image of ‘sucking’ the goodness out of the … Continue reading

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