Tag Archives: experiencing God

The Present Presence of God

Jesus said He would never leave us or forsake us and this is such a powerful promise and one central to the incarnational nature of the Christian faith.  We are exhorted and encouraged with the promise of Christ in us, the hope of glory and yet so many of us live like we are all alone.  How many…
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Finding God in Real Life

The great philosopher Soren Kierkegaard once suggested that life is best understood looking backwards, but it must be lived forwards. A conundrum for sure, for how many of us would like to know how things will work out before we start instead of afterwards! Regardless, while we can’t know every last detail of our future,…
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Be Still

One of the things I hear most often from many folks is the chronic busyness of life.   They are bombarded from all directions, all day so it seems to many.    This driven pace is often a reflection of one's inner life - their thoughts and emotions, and as such it is often difficult…
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The Breath of God

I have been experimenting with video and various ways of sharing faith.  These often take the forms of rich ancient thoughts and practices which have been a blessing in my own life. Explore the idea of breath - specifically the breath of God and how God breathes life into us. Explore along with Michael how…
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Quiet Reflection: In the Beginning

Enjoy a two minute retreat - A quiet reflection on the first few verses of Johns Gospel. This is a way to experience the scriptures in a different way, more reflectively and in doing so,  you will experience a deeper sense of peace and perhaps you may hear the still small voice of God. We hope…
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Loving Yourself: Forgiveness

Rhythms of the Heart - Video- We are encouraged to love our neighbour as ourselves (Mark 12:30-31) but what if we don't love ourselves? Jesus also taught after the last supper with His friends that we need to love each other as He loved us (John 13:34-35). One key way in which Jesus loves us is through…
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Life is.

As I make the transition into the second half of my life, I am noticing a number of subtle changes that are working their way through my life.   At times the changes go unnoticed until I encounter a snag in a particular area which applies the right kind of pressure in just the right…
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Recognizing Jesus – Walk of Life

Rhythms of the Heart - In this episode we explore the experience of two fellas walking the Emmaus road about the time of Jesus' death. They share the road with a stranger in which they discuss the crucifixion, death and resurrection of Jesus and what it all could mean.  They stop for a meal together…
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Intro to the Love Paradigm

The Love Paradigm is like a new set of eye glasses that alter slightly the way we see things.  Worldview can be defined as a collection of intellectual, emotional and / or spiritual paradigms that are based upon beliefs about the world, about reality, about truth.  These paradigms are like a skeletal system (gives organization…
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Knowing: Reason and Wonder

"The stirring in our hearts when watching the star studded sky is something no language can declare.  What smites us with unquenchable amazement is not that which we can grasp  and are able to convey but that which lies within our reach but beyond our grasp - the ineffable."* I remember first hearing about the…
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