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Choking and Flourishing

Hi everyone, Rob here. In our backyard is a large punga tree – a New Zealand fern. Over the years it has been slowly choked by an ivy plant coming over from the neighbours. My daughter Jaz (7) and I … Continue reading

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Life Wins

Hi everyone. Rob here. I was standing on Stearns Wharf in Santa Barbara, California, when a guy calls out “there’s whales!” Sure enough, just ahead of us a couple of Gray Whales, near the end of the annual migration north, … Continue reading

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One Hard Day

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last Tuesday I arrived back in New Zealand after two weeks in the United States. There I had the joy of attending a Wild at Heart Boot camp in Colorado – a retreat for the heart designed … Continue reading

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Free to be Holy

Hi everyone. Rob here. Psalm 119 is an extensive meditation on holiness. Many think that it’s about law keeping but it’s main narrative is about the heart. The psalmists plea is that his heart be pure and turned towards God … Continue reading

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Greetings everyone. Rob here. Sometimes we need to step away in order to see beauty. I’ve just come back from 5 nights in Australia’s biggest city, Sydney. The two most famous landmarks in that city are the Harbour Bridge and … Continue reading

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Hi everyone. Rob here. On Sunday at church we were holding a Baptism Day Out. We had gathered at church for the testimonies of 6 young people, then we were heading to our world-class Hamilton Gardens and the mighty Waikato … Continue reading

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Sunburn and the Spiritual Life

Hi everyone, Rob here. Last week we tried to make the most of the last week of school holidays and took our family camping at Papamoa Beach. It was great except for the fact that on our first full day … Continue reading

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