“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled” (Matthew 5:6). Below see Frederick Buechner’s definition of “vocation,” in Wishful Thinking: A Seeker’s ABC. The final sentence must be his most widely quoted by far, and it may...
Therefore, since we are justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have obtained access to this grace in which we stand; and we boast in our hope of sharing the glory of God. And not only that, but we also boast in our...
Does God’s anger in scripture put you off? Before you trash your Bible, read this.
Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven....Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled (Mt 5:3, 6). Jesus begins the Sermon on the Mount – and all his teachings in Matthew, for that matter – with this...
Hope in the struggle to forgive
A reflection on this year’s Wild Goose Festival.
Does your deepest hunger have to do with love?
Amid the thundering proclamations of the prophets, a little piece of comedy appears: The Book of Jonah.
How Julian of Norwich saw through suffering and sin to hope and love.
On peaceful protest as a spiritual practice.
On attending to God in a busy life.
Augustine’s journey to God will give you insight into your own.