worship

The River.

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Love is deep. The Love is the deepest refuge and safe recluse I know. My home is in the river. to you my lovemy heart goes swimming on the deep oceanslife in the compassionate waydiscontent in your solitude;observing silences and tragediessmall delicacies and sweet words –they fall into the ears…

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My Utmost For His Highest.

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The Inspiration of Spiritual Initiative.“Arise from the dead.” Ephesians 5:14 All initiative is not inspired. A man may say to you – “Buck up, take your disinclintion by the throat, throw it overboard and walk out into the thing!”That is ordinary human initiative. But when the Spirit of God comes…

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A Psalm Of My Own (40).

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verse There’s a darkness in meThere’s a shadowA fear that sometimes takes holdIt leads me right out to the desertWhere I face the winds aloneBut you always lead me homeDespite the storms that roarYou love me wellIn darkness I am heldBy hands that hold the worldYou never let me go…

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Te Taonga

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listen my children and grandchildrenlisten to the cry of our ancestorswho travelled in their mighty canoesover windy seas under the gaze of the moonlisten to their cry, their song, their prayerto God our Father, who has given us his treasure whakarongona = listentamariki = childrenmokopuna = grandchildrentupuna = ancestorsaue =…

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The Harmony Of Voice.

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This is brilliant.It’s an acapella version of the song Typical by band mutemath. From Dwight’s Journal of MusicBoston, September 13, 1856. It has long been a matter of wonder with us, considering the flood of wishy-washy, common-place, mechanical and un-religious psalmody in which we have been weltering, that someone has…

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When Did I Last See You?

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(ht to mark riddle) when did i last see you?how long ago that achewhen i recognised the broken and the lamethat we, you and i, are all the same? when did i last see youand truly know myself?how did we grow apart while in this lifewe walked so closely side…

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100 Days 100 Dollars

100 Days 100 Dollars

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100 Days 100 Dollars – A Homegrown Campaign To Change A Lil’ Piece Of The WorldLuke Winslade is the epitome of the hope I have in Generation Y. Not only does he share my office everyday, but he’s more than my friend and more than my brother. He’ll hate that…

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The Blessing.

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Blessing Ceremony. I knew from the beginning that the process of saying goodbye to Eastercamp would be long and painful. That the heart breaking and life robbing power of sorrow would need careful shepherding, especially from one as me, who knows the value of good ritual. Although it took some…

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