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Section Archive: Poetry

Extraordinarily ordinary

“The Ordinary is bedecked in the greening of extraordinary mystery, bejewelled with frost on the

Posted on: July 19, 2017

Leave the empty tomb behind

A poem for Easter week from Good Samaritan Sister Pam Grey.

Posted on: April 18, 2017

Seeds on the slipstream of life

In the slipstream of life, in the eyes of innocence, hope awaits us all on

Posted on: October 18, 2016

One vote is all we have

With the Federal election looming in Australia, Good Samaritan Sister Marie Casamento offers us all

Posted on: June 21, 2016

One vote is all we have

Before the eyes of the world

“Before the eyes of the world, in the dead of night they came, seeking passage

Posted on: March 15, 2016

Before the eyes of the world

Greatest fault in being human

Ellie Betteridge-Garvey’s song lyrics capture the sentiments of millions of people around the world.

Posted on: September 15, 2015

Greatest fault in being human

Empathy

“Dare I imagine the muscle of empathy flexing to build a new way forward,” ponders

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Why do the bagpipes stir our soul?

As we commemorate ANZAC Day, Good Samaritan Sister Pam Grey shares one of her poems.

Posted on: April 21, 2015

Why do the bagpipes stir our soul?

Forgotten warriors

An article published in “The Good Oil” last year inspired Colleen Keating of Sydney to

Posted on: April 21, 2015

Forgotten warriors

Mindful mindfullness

From the Early Church Fathers and the ancient writers of the East, to modern concepts

Posted on: October 21, 2014

Mindful mindfullness