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Covenant Is Life-Giving Our western me-centred culture has practically eliminated the notion of covenant from its understanding of relationships. Focusing on satisfying our ego generates a tit-for-tat attitude.  “I’ll do this for you if you do that for me.” Relationships are perceived as contractual, not covenantal. A contract is a conditional agreement where I’ll uphold […]

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God: A Community of Persons Three things that go together in human maturity are good character, right actions, and just relationships. The Oxford Dictionary defines character as, “The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.” We receive a personality at birth. Character is what we develop and is reflected in the way we personally […]

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Jesus’ Ascension: He Will Return St. Luke records that Jesus ascended into Heaven forty days after His Resurrection. He promised to send the Holy Spirit to the Apostles to guide and inspire them as His “witnesses to the ends of the earth.” (Acts 1:8) Luke tells us, “When He had said this, as they were […]

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Two Kinds of Love – Two Kinds of Life Love and life go hand-in-hand. Life flows from love. A life without love is miserable. A person who feels unloved finds it well-nigh impossible to love. Every human being needs to love and be loved in order to function fully and joyfully. Without love we die […]