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Reflection Question 3: Jesus shared the Beatitudes last week, and immediately gives two images as to what it will mean for disciples to live them. Salt was an extremely valuable ingredient to preserve food from rotting. What salt is to food, christianity is to the world. The idea is still found today in the expression ‘she is a real salt of the earth type of person’. What values would you consider ‘preserve’ the world from going rotten? Do these match up with the beatitudes? How are these values being lived out in your life? On a ‘salty’ scale of 1(not much) -10 (very much) what number would you rate yourself? Your parish? Why?

WAITANGI DAY – Feb 6th, 1840.

In New Zealand, The signing of the Treaty of Waitangi is celebrated today. Do you know what obligations are created by the treaty partnership? What aspects of ‘salt’ and ‘light’ are contained within it? A broken covenant requires injustices to be acknowledged and corrected. As a New Zealander do you want to know of the injustices that have taken place? Listening and knowledge is the first step to compassion and understanding. Consider spending 20 minutes on the internet researching the Treaty and the founding covenant of our Nation. click here for information