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What is the unforgivable sin?

He sat across from me. His face drained of colour, his¬†fingers fidgeting. Eventually, he shared that he was worried he had committed the unforgivable sin. With that admission, I knew there was hope for him and for us. Let me tell you why. In his account of Jesus’¬†life, the gospel writer Mark recounts how Jesus…

Lesson from my first flat

Finally, my own place! No parents, no family, no dorm, just me and my basement flat. I was free! Hmm, just a minute here. Who is going to fill the fridge? Who is going to make the meals? Who is going to clean the bathroom? Me? And so I learned that I wasn’t free to…

New Identity Badge

When I visit someone in the hospital I have this identification badge that I wear that shows that I am “Clergy”. In our society there are various badges being worn. It might identify a person’s occupation, or politics, or ethnicity, or sexual orientation, or…well the list goes on. In a 1C letter to a group…

Soul Fatigue

Soul fatigue is more than being physically tired, it is a fraying of the integrated self. We no longer can keep ‘it’ together. We are off-kilter, our relationships off-centre and God is off-stage. What do the symptoms of soul fatigue look like? Check out this list: lack of emotional resilience – we are irritable, short-fused…