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“Working in Whispers…”

“It’s all a matter of paying attention, being awake in the present moment, and not expecting a huge payoff. The magic in this world seems to work in whispers and small kindnesses.” ― Charles de Lint There’s an interesting addition in Ephesians … Continue reading

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Jesus & What Prayer is NOT

Jesus’ intent was not to entertain: he had important information to pass on and he wanted his listeners to be alert and attentive to what he said. But even the serious discussion was often accompanied by wry remarks and comical … Continue reading

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Kingdom, Power, Glory

Each clause in the Lord’s Prayer comes with the additive  “As above, so below.” That is to say, we are praying for the life of heaven to be seen and experienced on earth. Everything we long for -whether or not … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Healing (Luke 5)

“One day Jesus was teaching, and Pharisees and teachers of the law were sitting there. They had come from every village of Galilee and from Judea and Jerusalem. And the power of the Lord was with Jesus to heal those … Continue reading

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Ireland abandons religion – About time too?

The Irish commitment to the Catholic religion is fast draining away, according to a new poll which points to a dramatic plunge in those who regard themselves as religious. Worldwide, only Vietnam experienced a greater drop in those describing themselves … Continue reading

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The Bite of the “Religion Laws” in Kazakhstan

  The Kazakh parliament passed a new Religion Law last year CC BY 2.0 by msykos Kairat Lama Sharif, chair of the Agency of Religious Affairs in Kazakhstan, described the 13 per cent fall in the number of officially-recognised religious groups as … Continue reading

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Not persecuted….squeezed

Christians not persecuted in UK society, according to politicians Christians are not being persecuted for their faith here in the UK, but Christianity is being squeezed out of public life and there are serious problems regarding the impact of equality legislation on religious belief. Furthermore, Christian campaigners against perceived discrimination … Continue reading

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