Category Archives: Philippians

Bionic

The other day I learned to see from a blind woman.  Yesterday I learned to walk from an amputee.  Learned to walk a mile in her shoes, which are carbon fibre, by the way.  Aimee Mullins spoke at the conference … Continue reading

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Peace With The Chaos

Are you riding the top of the wave today or watching it overtake you, waiting for it to crash?  It turns out that making peace with the chaos of life will put us into and even-keeled place where circumstance will … Continue reading

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Peace Without Control

I realized again this week that control is an illusion. I think when our kids are small, we live large in the illusion that we have control over their development and whether they will go in the right direction. We … Continue reading

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Celebrating Hope

I am asked to play and sing at funerals.  Mostly for people I know from church, yet very occasionally strangers (I once sang Danny Boy graveside for an Irishman I never met).  Last weekend I was involved in a celebration … Continue reading

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Desire and Power

There are times in my life when I don’t have confidence in my own abilities.  We know what we are good at and we know what we aren’t good at.  This is why we call qualified technicians to fix our … Continue reading

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Partners Under Construction

At our church – SouthRidge Fellowship – we don’t have membership.  When a person decides to join us and be committed to living as part of our faith community, we call it partnership, based on Philippians, in which Paul speaks … Continue reading

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Aliens from the Kingdom of Jesus

Last week I went across the border for gas.  “Where are you going?”  “To get gas.”  “No, where are you going?”  “To the Shell station.”  “Where? In Texas?!?!”  “Ohhhh – in Blaine.”  “Go ahead…”  Seriously, Border Dude?  Do they train … Continue reading

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