A compassionate embrace
We often learn by being moved by what others do and say, writes Pam Grey reflecting on NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s response to the recent Christchurch terrorist attack.
Navigating the assisted dying debate
Within society I hear a babble of self-assured voices that prevent any openness to hearing the views of others, writes Sister Pam Grey.
Leave the empty tomb behind
A poem for Easter week from Good Samaritan Sister Pam Grey.
What does stability look like in communities?
We can create relationships of stability and hope in fragmenting and fractious times by recognising “the call of the moment and responding to it”, says Good Samaritan Sister Pam Grey.
The wonderful mystery of conversion of life
“Not conscious that you have been seeking suddenly you come upon it,” wrote the Welsh poet R.S. Thomas in his poem “Arrival”. Has this ever been your experience, asks Good...
The miracle of love
A recent experience reminded me of the words of the Swiss philosopher and theologian Max Picard: “There is something holy in almost every silence”, writes Good Samaritan Sister Pam Grey.
Why do the bagpipes stir our soul?
As we commemorate ANZAC Day, Good Samaritan Sister Pam Grey shares one of her poems.
In our time how can we place children front and centre of our concern? How can we make them visible, particularly if government and society seem no longer drawn to...
The coming of God
These days where would we look for the coming of God, asks Good Samaritan Sister Pam Grey.
Good Samaritan Sister, Pam Grey, asks: What does ‘asylum’ mean, if not something of friendship? What is friendship, if not sanctuary for the soul?
My father picked wildflowers in Palestine
As we commemorate Easter and ANZAC Day, Sister Pam Grey shares a poem about one of her father’s ‘lighter’ war stories.
An Emmanuel moment
God is breaking through, inviting you and me to open our ears, eyes and hearts to bring about God’s reign, writes Good Samaritan Sister Pam Grey.