Heart to heart

If we can't imagine our own deepest desires, then we can't understand Jesus's desire for us. Perhaps we know that God wanted to create us and save us, but unless we experience our own desires, we can't feel the intensity of the desire of the God-man Jesus for us. St...

Higher and deeper

In the 20th Century the human race ascended and descended higher and deeper than ever before. We discovered the origins of the cosmos at the quantum level and our own origins in the evolution of DNA-- and we went to the Moon and killed more humans in wars than ever...

We and they

I have a friend, a lovely woman who is a self-proclaimed atheist. She is caring, gentle and compassionate. Yet she and I see and experience the world in very different ways. I live in the continual presence of God, who works in my life and is shaping me into what I am...

Christians and Muslims

I took a taxi to a doctor's appointment in Double Bay a few years ago. As so often happens in Sydney, the driver had an accent and I asked him where he originally came from. "Yemen, twenty years ago." We chatted about how great Australia is then I asked him if I could...

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Why Taste and See?

In just three generations, human understanding of ourselves and the cosmos changed tremendously. So have our notions of God, religion and spirituality. We need a  spirituality for the 21st century – a mixture of what will never change and what must change. Our purpose...

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Cosmic Story

In the last 100 years we have learned how immense the cosmos is. We can now see into the distant past back to the beginning of time and space -- 14 Billion years ago. The earth itself is only 4 Billion years old, and human beings have only walked the earth for about...

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