Tag Archives: healing

Lent – Day 28 – Jesus Questions

“Who touched My clothes?” (Mark 5:30) Touch (or contact) can be intentional or incidental. An affectionate touch can alter our mood and biorhythms substantially. So can a punch. We offer hand-shakes and hugs to greet people and express our openness … Continue reading

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The Table

Meals together can produce some of our worst moments … and some of our greatest memories. Family tensions often arise at a meal-table, especially as we get older and our differences become greater. Conversations turn to politics, faith, and lifestyle … Continue reading

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40 Days in Mark’s Gospel – Day 20

Welcome to the halfway mark of Lent. If you’re thinking of switching up your Lenten experience and building in something different or new for the second half, that would start tomorrow. 20 days to go!  Mark 8:25 “Then Jesus laid … Continue reading

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40 Days in Mark’s Gospel – Day 12

Mark 5:34  “Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace and be healed of your affliction.” A week with the flu gets us down. Six weeks with a sprain or broken bone may drive us crazy. But 12 years … Continue reading

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The Healing Community

It’s an uncomfortable reality. We pray for healing and and people still die. Christians still battle diseases and affliction, despite our appeals to Christ. It’s a healing community with a patchy record. But Henri Nouwen throws a different light on … Continue reading

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