Church planters for the first three projects of the Archbishop’s New Churches for New Communities program have met to discuss the vision for Sydney’s fastest growing new suburbs.
I was out on the harbour early the morning crossing ‘The Heads’ from Camp Cove to Spring Cove. It was a beautiful morning with a light breeze, even swell and a mild chop – just enough to send a cool spray of salt water over the bow from time to time. The warming sun made […]
A friend of mine has died. She had lived a long life but even where there is much to celebrate death remains a time of sadness. Our last meeting was at Doreen’s hospital bed. We did not have a conversation. I chatted. I read a few passages from the bible. I prayed. Doreen could not […]
My tradition likes tradition. We even have a special article of religion to encourage the maintaining of tradition. However there need be nothing static, stodgy or imposed about this tradition! Indeed the article anticipates that traditions will be changed ‘according to the diversities of countries, times and people’s manners ….’ (Article 34 of the Anglican […]
‘Love means to learn to look at yourself The way one looks at distant things…..’ These words come from a poem by Czeslaw Milosz entitled ‘Love’. (The full text can be found here). This poem beautifully invites me to put things in their correct perspective – to see myself as only ‘one thing among the many’. […]