True to its roots as a place for inter-faith dialogue between Buddhists and Christians, Tao Fong Shan remains to be a quiet retreat among the busyness of Hong Kong, welcoming pilgrims of all faiths, to converse, to reflect, and to gain a deeper meaning of life.
Intellectual exercise #1: Define “we” in the above statement.
Intellectual exercise #2: Define “love” in the above statement.
Intellectual exercise #3: Define “Hong Kong” in the above statement.
As millions of Syrians are suffering because of the turmoil in the country, let us remember every one of them in our prayers, regardless of his or her religious orientation.
Living and loving God, teach us and help us to reflect once again on what Jesus’ suffering and death mean to our lives and our world. Give us new hope, we ask it in your name. Amen.
– Bulletin of the Good Friday Service, Kowloon Union Church
So, the world didn’t end last month, tomorrows are still coming, life’s grace and sorrows continue to accompany us.
And as Christians, our missionary purpose and duty have not yet been completed.
Therefore, let us with God’s grace, charity and love, continue to serve in humility.