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The Holy Spirit brings peace

In John 14–16, Jesus sets the stage for his departure. His leaving is not loss but gain. It is good because it will inaugurate a transformative experience of the Spirit. It is good because it will initiate a transformative experience … Continue reading

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A Remembering

Theology has fallen into a trap of competition, when it should be about awakening. I suspect this happened fairly early on, when theology turned more towards heresy hunting. It emphasize more and more why others were wrong. Yes, along the … Continue reading

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Life by the Spirit

You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your … Continue reading

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“In storms and squalls we need a pilot, and in this present life we need prayer; for we are susceptible to the provocations of our thoughts, both good and bad. If our thought is full of devotion and love of … Continue reading

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Spending a lot of time on the story of the Rich Young man in Mt 19 (and Mk 10; Lk 18). It hit me the other day that while he was indeed rich, he was also part of the colonized … Continue reading

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“Bad citation formatting is a bit like going to a business meeting wearing a shirt with a big ketchup stain on it. It’s not essential for the content of the meeting, but it always help to look as neat as … Continue reading

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