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It matters how we tell our stories. The details we include or exclude make a difference to the impression created by our story.
It is a curious picture of “glory”.
In Philippians 3:20 Paul hints at an alternative mode of being to living as “enemies of the cross of Christ.” He suggests that we might live with the deep inner knowledge that
our citizenship is in heaven. (Philippians 3:20)
In our second reading in worship yesterday, we read Paul’s challenging attack on those who he says
live as enemies of the cross of Christ. (Philippians 3:8)
In response to my post “The Hard Work of Love” I was sent an interview with Brene Brown who believes that “Courage is borne out of vulnerability, not strength.”
I do not know if we will ever get to see it on the big screen here in the little hamlet of Victoria on the west coast of North America but today is the release date of Terrence Malick’s new film “To The Wonder”.
Lent reminds us of the part of the Christian journey that is hard work.
I confess I had not given it a lot of thought until I listened to the voice mail message on my answering machine from the producer of the CFAX morning news talk-show.
Conventional wisdom over the past two decades has held with absolute confidence the conviction that religion in Canada is on the decline and is about to be obliterated from the public domain.