Gebedsmuur

Toewydingsgebed

Gee ons, o Heer ’n nederige hart dat ons op U sal fokus ’n ruim hart dat ons vir mekaar sal sorg ’n toegewyde hart dat ons altyd gehoorsaam sal leef ’n liefdevolle hart dat ons U en ons naaste sal dien. Ons kan U nooit ten volle ken nie, maar ons kan altyd seker …

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Here, vou ons toe

Here, vou ons toe, omarm ons, deur u Gees … in ons praat – en in ons dink … in ons slaap – en in ons wakker wees … in ons waak – en in ons wag … in ons lyf – en in ons lewe … in ons lippe – en in ons harte. …

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Mekaar

Hou kontak – moet mekaar nie onnodig ontmoet nie Wees diensbaar teenoor mekaar – moenie voorraad opgaar nie Reik uit na mekaar – moet mekaar nie afskeep nie Hou kreatief kontak – moenie omgee-aksies stopsit nie Bid vir mekaar – moet mekaar nie vergeet nie Maak beursies oop vir armes – moenie nou geld krampagtig …

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Dieper

Een ding wat ‘n groot krisis aan mens doen, is om jou te help om deur die oppervlak te breek en dieper te gaan. Dieper te dink. Dieper te voel. Dieper waar te neem. Dieper te verwoord. Daarom, in hierdie tyd, laat jouself toe om hierdie pad van verdieping te loop. Vergewe daai persoon. Gebruik …

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Let us not flee

This Easter will be unique. Unable to attend the usual congregational gatherings we are invited to attentively see and identify with the human Christ, Jesus of Nazareth, as he was forced into ultimate isolation. If we pay dedicated attention we might see in the person of Jesus all the isolated creatures living in this earth. …

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How to Live in an Atomic Age

I am tempted to reply: “Why, as you would have lived in the sixteenth century when the plague visited London almost every year, or as you would have lived in a Viking age when raiders from Scandinavia might land and cut your throat any night; or indeed, as you are already living in an age …

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I have done what was expected of me

Martin Luther’s pastoral advice during the Black Plague: “I shall ask God mercifully to protect us. Then I shall fumigate, help purify the air, administer medicine and take it. I shall avoid places and persons where my presence is not needed in order not to become contaminated and thus perchance inflict and pollute others and …

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And the people healed

“And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still. And listened more deeply. Some meditated, some prayed, some danced. Some met their shadows. And the people began to think differently. And the people healed. And, …

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