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An Advent Of No Hair – My Story

By Carla McKenzie Throughout this year I have been challenged more than ever to let go. I have been challenged to become aware of and to let go of the layers of myself that I have built up or unthinkingly...
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Advent: a time to wake up

When the rest of London was in a shopping stupor, there was a small group of people travailing the streets. Bells in hand, their chanting was overlooked by many in the humdrum of trolleys and frenzied shoppers...
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The Tax Collector

Every day I read the daily Scripture readings. All too often, though, I skim over them thinking, “Okay, I know how this one ends”. But when I choose to engage in the reading, it becomes something lively....
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God’s Gift to Me

by Nerina du Plessis The story of my conversion to Catholicism was accompanied by many blessings along the way – those which I call ‘gifts from God’ that facilitated the conversion process. I was...
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On Praying for Paris- and Other Places

by Caryn Tennant When the news reached my ears that Paris had undergone terrorist attacks, it was difficult to get it out of my mind. “Pray for Paris” was the trending line across social media. It was...
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Move Forward Always

by Caryn Tennant ‘Stuck in the mud’ was one of my favourite childhood games. It’s like ‘catches’ (tag), but when you are caught, your feet stay glued to the ground – until a friend manages to...
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The Woman at the Well

by Claire Lamprecht Metanoia (n.) the journey of changing one’s mind, heart, self, or way of life. Sheer panic overwhelmed me as I looked around this scary, dark apartment. It was so dark. Bolts...
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On Geese and Friendship

By Emily Wilson Have you heard them yet? The geese are flying South for the winter. I hear them when I am walking the dog, or sitting at the table eating dinner, and when I am lying in bed with the...
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A Meditation for Spring

by Carla McKenzie When I stop my frantic action, I realise I am tired and seek rest. In this need for rest, I find that I can do the simplest things; I can drink in some air, I can take note of what is...
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Feeling Whole Again

by Chelsea Rebelo Filling a void in my early twenties was a rebellion on encroaching adulthood. I had just ended a long-term relationship which followed a barrage of alcoholic shenanigans and impulsive...