'transformation' tagged posts

Curing Spiritual Blindness

As I write this, it is 4:40 in the morning at my son’s home in Calgary. I came down from Edmonton yesterday for a visit and to sit in some lectures at the seminary. On my way down, just north of Red Deer, I encountered a white out. The wind had picked up quite a…

Becoming More Like Jesus

Let me start by asking everyone a question: “Which one of your parents do you look more like? Which one are you like in your personality? In our humanness, we take on much of our looks and personality from the genetic material each of our parents contributes. In many ways, I don’t look much like…

Applying Grace

I like many people have what is lovingly called a “junk drawer.” It is a drawer in the kitchen or in the workshop where all the “thing-a-ma-jigs” and “what-cha-ma-call-its” go. They are the odds and ends we find that if we were asked what they were for, we probably couldn’t give an answer. Whenever I…

Forgiveness is Love

Christmas is a time of hope, peace, joy and love. But when you stop and think about why Jesus came – to die on the cross for our sins – you can’t help but stop and ponder that. He came so we might be forgiven and in being forgiven, we too are to forgive others……