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Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 62: Peace.

REFLECTIONS & ENCOURAGEMENTS: understanding and growing through the covid-19 challenge. Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 62: Peace. While the emperor may give peace from war on land and sea, he is unable to give peace from passion, grief and envy. He cannot even give peace of heart, for which man yearns more than even for outward…

Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 60: The Fruit of Love.

REFLECTIONS & ENCOURAGEMENTS: understanding and growing through the covid-19 challenge. Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 60: The Fruit of Love. But the greatest of these is love. So runs the apostle Paul’s punch line in urging the proud and selfish Corinthian believers to be like Christ to each other rather than to seek their own agendas…

Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 59: Pandemical fruits.

REFLECTIONS & ENCOURAGEMENTS: understanding and growing through the covid-19 challenge. Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 59: Pandemical fruits. The pandemic has reminded us that we are not in control. It has brought many sadnesses, interruptions to our plans, increased anxiety and, unless we take ourselves in hand, irritations, crankiness and worse. I have been increasingly convinced…

Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 17: The Pentecost pan-endemic.

REFLECTIONS & ENCOURAGEMENTS: understanding and growing through the covid-19 challenge. Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 17: The Pentecost pan-endemic. Almighty God, who taught the hearts of your faithful people by sending them the light of your Holy Spirit: grant to us by the same Spirit to have a right judgement in all things and always to…

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