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Wealth, death and loss

If I invest myself into the wealth of this world then death will be loss of everything I live for.

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Everyday Life

The great taboo

[vimeo 173444560 w=640 h=360] Death – the great taboo from Robin Taylor on Vimeo.

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Everyday Life Things

Just an old garden rake

I was mowing our lawns today, and because the catcher doesn’t work very well on our lawn mower, was using an old bamboo leaf rake inherited from my grandfather to gather up the grass clippings. The irony is that this old rake, with many tines broken off, is still more effective than a newer metal […]

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Autumnal Easter

Living in New Zealand, we have our seasons at the opposite time of year to northern hemisphere folks. This is most obvious at Christmas when we are eating salads, having barbecues and going to the beach while the US and Europe are eating stodgy winter food and peering through frosted windows at snow. Easter is […]

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Losing his life for Jesus

It is 5 minute Friday in which I write feverishly for five short minutes, find a picture to fit my story and then post without reworking and rewording the entire thing before being brave enough to publish! This week the prompt is brave. And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself […]

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Under the shadow of death

Click here for the story of this picture. … the people dwelling in darkness have seen a great light, and for those dwelling in the region and shadow of death, on them a light has dawned. (Matthew 4:16 ESV) Reading this today I paused to consider the horror of living in a place which is described as “the region and shadow of death” – my heart shrinks back from even the idea. Yet, in places such as Sudan, Somalia, Rwanda, […]