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Catching up


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I have returned from almost two weeks in Queensland. I spent the day with my Mum and my younger sister and her family and then we had Christmas dinner with my Mum’s extended family, which was very pleasant (I repented of my bad attitude in that last post). I sat down next to a cousin

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Making connections


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Since moving back to the general vicinity of my ancestors I have made a few connections to people I have come across here and there. One of the most interesting of those experiences so far occurred the other evening, when I was doing my best at schmoozing at an event for a bishop. Not long

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Love one another


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I haven’t forgotten that I said I would blog the homework of sorts from last week’s lecture on Love One Another at the Centre for Christian Living, up at Moore Theological College. It just took me a while to ‘get it together’ for reasons that might be evident below. So, this is basically a reference

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A few blinks from around the web


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Is honesty always true? A very helpful post from Barnabas Piper about the difference between truth and honesty. Turth is the reality of a matter, but people can speak differently about that truth honestly, due to different emotional and intellectual filters. Resurrecting the pleasure of the well-written letter I like to write letters, and I

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An adoption story


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Want to get your tissues out? Here is the second part of the adoption story of a couple I used to go to church with. You might have even seen it on TV last night (I can’t work out how to embed it – it’s 3.20 minutes). The first part of their adoption story, detailing

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