Reflections

THE JOY OF THE RESURRECTION

Reading the accounts of Jesus’ appearances to his disciples after his resurrection, two major themes appear – transformation and exodus. First, Jesus’ followers were transformed by their encounters with the Risen …

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THE NAZARETH MANIFESTO

As the date for national elections in Ireland is approaching, candidates are already setting out their stalls, giving us their manifesto for government, should they be successful. In the synagogue …

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LEANING ON THE WINDOWSILL OF HEAVEN

“Every morning, lean your elbows awhile on the windowsill of heaven and gaze upon the Lord. Then turn strong to meet your day.” The above quotation is taken from a leaflet which I …

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DEEP INCARNATION

We have come to the end of another year. How quickly time passes! Life seems to be rushing by at an increasingly rapid pace. There seems to be little time …

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WAITING IN JOYFUL HOPE

‘Can’t wait for Christmas!’ is the caption on a recent sales’ promotion leaflet. Waiting has become an obsolete enterprise for so many people. Everything has to be instant. Many of …

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