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The Little Things Matter

We were asked this past Sunday: What are some practical ways to start being a good neighbor right now? Great question! Jay Pathak and  Dave Runyon, in their book The Art of Neighboring, write: When it comes to neighboring, it’s important to figure out how we can make a difference in the lives of our neighbors.…

Silence and Solitude

One of the things we can do to battle ‘hurry sickness’ is to practice solitude and silence. Solitude is letting go of outer distractions so that we can be fully present with God. It includes people, plus our technology. Silence is letting go of our inner distractions. Our mental ‘to do’ lists, our excuses, our…

The right answer to the wrong question

Jesus does not answer the question put to him. The expert in the OT Law asks: “Who is my neighbour?”, but Jesus doesn’t answer that. Instead, Jesus responds with the Parable of the Good Samaritan and then asks who had been a neighbour to the man left for dead. There that is the right question…