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August 8, 2020

How peaceful is life right now? There are a myriad of answers to that question, depending on how the Coronavirus lockdowns have affected people around the world. For some people it has been business as usual, but for many it has impacted their physic...

July 13, 2020

Kindness is something that can be hard to find in our world today.

The Bible speaks about kindness many times. Kindness is even held aloft as one of the fruits of the Spirit along with love, joy, peace patience, gentleness, goodness, faithfulness an...

May 16, 2020


I grew up in the institutional church and was always of the persuasion that being gay was a sin. I still felt I was being loving and inclusive, since by saying I hated the sin but loved the sinner, I was being more open than other religious folks. Y...

I see you Mumma.

Laden with bags - groceries, parcels, school bags and the ever overflowing bag you carry filled with everything the kids might need, someday.

I see the never ending thoughts, the planning: what's for lunch? What's for dinner? What time...

April 17, 2020

In the midst of this pandemic some think it is spiritual to show they are not afraid - that they can ignore all that is being said by health experts and professionals because God will take care of them. They tend to think it shows a lack of faith on...

January 28, 2020

Our country is not what it could be.

These lands are not ours.
Never have been, never will be.
How can we celebrate a day where blood was spilt, women were raped, children were stolen, the land was plundered?
Generations of wrongdoing cry out to us to...

December 24, 2019

It's that time of the year again.


Christmas.


It's the crazy lead up: the mad stress filled shopping trips, where you park 2km away if you get there anytime after 10am.


It's the awkward encounters with family: we really do our best to get along but wi...

December 23, 2019

It's the most wonderful time of the year.
But it doesn't feel wonderful to me.
It feels heavy.
The expectations of distant family, where there's so much unspoken history and awkwardness.
We don't have words to fill the silence.
It hangs thick in the...

December 22, 2019

I can’t be bothered to put up any Chrissy decorations. They sit in a dusty box in the shed. Apart from the hassle, I’m just not interested. It’s hot, there’s limited space, hubby's indifferent and visitors are rare. I could go on…

Trying to hang those...

December 4, 2019

I'm tired of the fight.
The fight of little me sparking hope that one day this world will be a better place.
The fight of little us standing for people over profit and shouting, "STOP! You will not win."

But you see, they are winning.
Our Aboriginal b...

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