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Think like a hero


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One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being. -May Sarton, poet and novelist (1912-1995) I like this quote. We’ve been working through Romans at church, and recently covered Chapter 12 and the verse “… be transformed by the renewal of your mind“. The mind, and what and how we

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The sorriest sheep


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I walked in the door after Equip, followed by a Chinatown dinner, at 9:30pm last night, and was nearly knocked off my feet by the smell of gas. There were four people sitting on the couch, splitting their sides over the Chaser’s War on Everything, who just gave me a brief blank glance at my

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An abundance of possessions


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Following my last post would be a good time to write the text of our sermon on Sunday night. It speaks for itself really: The Parable of the Rich Fool Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” But he said to him, “Man, who made

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When hope dies


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I didn’t go to the Goddess Exhibition on the weekend but I did go to Opera in the Domain on Saturday evening to see Puccini’s Turandot. It was wonderful. The story is not so beautiful (the Opera was forbidden in China for many years for betraying the Chinese unfavourably), except perhaps for the story of

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