Wonder points us to God not just in the Christmas story, but in the Bible, the world and the universe we live in. It also lets us all be little kids again – enjoying a moment.
Integrity – Katherine
Integrity is the value which I most cherish in the people that I love, and the one I most long to cultivate in my own life.
Optimism – Shobi
Optimism reflects a hopefulness and confidence for the future- the idea that good will always prevail over evil.
Generosity – Rachel
Fundamentally, there is something delightfully unnecessary and inexpressibly and outlandishly beautiful about the generous; it speaks to me of something greater.
Forgiveness – Naomi
The king, Tirian, says this to his dearest friend, Jewel the Unicorn: “If ever I offended against you in any matter great or small, forgive me now.” Jewel’s response: ‘“Dear King,” said the Unicorn, “I could almost wish you had, so that I might forgive it.”
Purposefulness – Amy
I hope everyone who reads this will use the coming New Year as an opportunity to reflect on what gives them purpose, and to identify what they wish for their 2019 that will bring a greater sense of purposefulness to their life.
Thankfulness – Chris
My sacred value is thankfulness: it is what I am holding to at the end of a difficult year.
An Advent Series: sacred values
I’ve asked some friends if they would be kind enough to spend some time reflecting on what they think their most sacred value might be and why.
A problem: We are building the world together
The puzzle of 7.7 billion brake pedals and 7.7 billion accelerator pedals – anyone got any answers?
On Disagreeing Well 2.0
This past week I have been listening extensively to ‘The Sacred’ Podcast on the recommendation of my colleague Naomi. The premise … More
Fighting Climate Change is Part of the Gospel
Continued from the previous post, the focus here is the theological implications of creation’s place in the Biblical Narrative. What does the gospel have to say about the recent IPCC report?
Creation and the Biblical Narrative
In this post, I start from the very beginning. If you are familiar with the concepts of Creation-Fall-Redemption, then this … More