Desiring the Mystical

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This post may seem a little strange after my last one – but here it is anyway 😉 Yesterday I stepped into a new part of my life journey. It’s something I have tried before out of a feeling of obligation and the sense that it’s what I am supposed to do – this time it is driven by a … Read More

You Who Legislate Evil

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Doom to you who legislate evil, who make laws that make victims— Laws that make misery for the poor,  that rob my destitute people of dignity,   exploiting defenseless widows,      taking advantage of homeless children.What will you have to say on Judgment Day,    when Doomsday arrives out of the blue?Who will you get to help you?    What good will your … Read More

The Wealthy Saviours?

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We have a problem in our society when we think that the best way to improve our communal well-being is for the wealthy to become wealthier and in so doing promote those in the upper socio-economic spheres as some sort of saviour class. I personally see it as an even bigger problem when Christians become the ones advocating that approach … Read More

My Faith Heroes

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I got asked today what inspired me to become a Minister (I won’t bother with the definition of that term and how it fits me since I don’t serve as a Pastor/Minister specifically within the local church capacity)… and I decided the answer to that question is less of a ‘what’ and more of a ‘who’. The answer is my … Read More

Why I Support Social Welfare

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It is becoming increasingly apparent that there are growing prejudices in our country targeted at those who receive a government benefit. Note, we’re not talking about subsidies in the agricultural industry, bail-outs for investors who took risks in finance companies that have failed or high income earners who shift their capital around in order to access government benefits – somehow … Read More

Superman for Tomorrow, a Priest, Jesus and Saving Humanity

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Recently I read Superman for Tomorrow, Volume 1. It’s a fascinating read and is largely set as a conversation between Superman and a young priest. It exists as a type of confession and addresses the question – ‘what happens when Superman fails?’ In the two part story of Superman for Tomorrow he fails to stop an act of global terror … Read More

ATH-M50 Headphones Review

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It’s about time I reviewed these bad boys since they have been in my posession for a little while now and I’ve had a chance to get to know them – Audio Technica’s ATH-M50 headphones. Cheers to Jansen for the chance to review them. My former job involved wearing headphones for long stretches at a time. It got me reasonably … Read More