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Hungry, Hungry Hearts

Jesus Changed the Hungry—not Herod (Mark 6:7-44; 8:1-21)

You would’ve thought he’d be happy. He was surrounded by all the luxury that ancient Palestine could afford. 960 more words


How to open a world of colour for black and white thinkers

Reframing is a useful technique for unsticking black and white thinking. Colour brings a fresh dimension.

Use a simple question to encourage exploration of the grey area in between two stuck positions: eg “How would it be if the grey area was shot through with bright colours?” 24 more words



Jesus Changed the Needy—not the Nazarenes (Mark 5:21-6:6)

We are a bunch of needy people. We need oxygen. We need food—certain kinds of food too. Vitamins, protein, potassium, fiber, and donuts. 1,418 more words


Excuses Don't Burn Calories

Excuses. We all make them from time to time. Some of us make them all the time. As we enter mid-life, we owe it to ourselves to examine the myriad of excuses we use that hold us back from reaching our full potential and achieving our life goals. 772 more words

Entering Mid-Life

On May 3 I turned 46 years old. Unless I live to be 92, my life is more than half over. Such a sobering thought prompts one to examine one’s life. 651 more words

Good Times, Bad Times

I think I’d speak for everybody that we prefer to remember the good times over the bad ones. It makes sense – why look at the experiences that are hurtful, embarrassing, and disgusting?! 486 more words


Jesus Changed the Possessed—not the Pig-Herders (Mark 5:1-20).

            Some animals just refuse to be tamed. We had one dog growing up—just one. That’s all it took to ruin our family’s history with dogs. 1,459 more words