The Rhythm of Light’s Disappearance – Martin Stewart

The Rhythm of Light’s Disappearance

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Realise:
each month for three nights the moon disappears
a darkness comes over to envelope us

Trust:
this interval of no light has a rhythm
this time is not one to fear

Venture:
touch what comes to greet you
grasp what has dared to appear
embrace what has once been avoided

For a faith that endures is a faith that engages

Observe:
even on those nights of no moon
the moon is still there
it is only we who behave
as if the lack of reflection means an absence

Ecclesiastical Memes I – Darryl Tempero

Darryl is the Mission Coach for Alpine Presbytery and Minister of Kiwi Church, a new-ish congregation in Christchurch

It’s time to change our language folks.

I have 3 teenage boys, which means I feel like I am constantly learning a new language.  Their world is so different to mine. To communicate I need to learn their language, like any cross-cultural relationships.

I thought I was fairly young and hip in my approach to life, until I had to get my lads to explain to me what a “meme” was.  Then later I had to get them to explain it to me again.  Continue reading