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Rediscovering lament

Silhouette of a man cradling his head in his hands

Danielle Stott explores how faith can flourish during a season of lament. “Is there really a God?” “God, why do you sit back and allow war to consume countries, and people?” “Why does God seem so hidden in our hour of need?” It’s quite common to hear such heartfelt protests, doubts and despair from people who dislike religion. However I ...

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Sheltering each other at Christmas

Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus in the stable. Find refuge this Christmas

Christmas is a time both joy and grief are felt very deeply. Danielle Stott explores how refuge can be found at Christmas, even during the difficult times. It was a sight to behold. My friend had converted her house into a Christmas wonderland. Mini elfs and singing reindeer and tinsel adorned every inch of her property. A sea of presents almost engulfed ...

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