At Year’s End…

From my sister in Adelaide. I somehow think my whole family’s caught up in Franciscan ambience! A Franciscan Blessing May God bless you with a restless discomfort about easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may seek truth boldly and love deep within your heart. May God bless you with anger at injustice, oppression, andContinue reading “At Year’s End…”

In Between Times

I’m at work in the church study. It is eerily quiet on a day that would normally be abuzz – the rooms full of people going about their art and craft activities, sharing stories, encouraging, commiserating, inspiring. This is an “in-between” time – a space of silence affording me time to do a little extraContinue reading “In Between Times”

Launch Pad

In these days of pause where nothing much seems to happen and no-one seems to take much notice anyway, politicians introduce policies that threaten fragile environments, reduce health benefits and cut back public transport. Policies and revisions of policies are quietly launched in the hope that no-one will notice. Something else is running quietly in the backgroundContinue reading “Launch Pad”