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Some ‘fuel’ for your Lenten journey

Six podcasts for you to listen to with the ear of your heart during Lent.

Posted on: February 21, 2017

Gardeners of hope

Christmas beckons us to be the gardeners of hope, says Sydney poet Colleen Keating.

Posted on: December 13, 2016

Pilgrimage: opening ourselves to a new energy

The greatest awakening of my World Youth Day pilgrimage took place when I got back...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

A still point in my changing world

“At the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam I met Rembrandt’s mother, and brought her home packaged in...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

What does stability look like in communities?

What does stability look like in communities?

We can create relationships of stability and hope in fragmenting and fractious times by recognising...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

The wonderful mystery of conversion of life

The wonderful mystery of conversion of life

“Not conscious that you have been seeking suddenly you come upon it,” wrote the Welsh...

Posted on: May 17, 2016

Vague wanting

Our lives, yours and mine, are too precious to fritter away on lukewarm commitments and...

Posted on: February 16, 2016

The power of language and literature

The power of language and literature

In this Jubilee Year of Mercy, if I could grant a special mercy to the...

Posted on: December 8, 2015

A world in need of mercy

Surely we can hope that by renewing our understanding and practice of mercy in this...

Posted on: December 8, 2015

Life as it happens

Life as it happens

When, as is so inelegantly said, ‘life sucks’, it’s tempting to lose heart, to indulge...

Posted on: November 17, 2015

Are you a “maybe person”?

Have you considered how you might give someone the gift of hope? The gift will...

Posted on: October 20, 2015

How life can change in a minute or less

How life can change in a minute or less

Who am I five years on from being diagnosed with a brain tumour, asks Good...

Posted on: September 15, 2015