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My journey with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s people need others. If you know a person with Parkinson’s remember to encourage, to...

Posted on: August 15, 2018

The state of the nation starts in your street

The health of a society can best be gauged by the health of its local...

Posted on: July 18, 2018

From strangers to cousins

It shouldn’t be a shock to see a Catholic school girl from Pymble share a...

Posted on: June 20, 2018

On coming home

My recent experience of moving back to Victoria after a long absence has been an...

Posted on: April 18, 2018

Is there life before death? On living fully

In a reflection adapted from her new book, “How to Live”, Judith Valente considers a...

Posted on: March 21, 2018

How a walnut tree became my teacher

It may sound surprising, but a walnut tree I discovered four years ago is among...

Posted on: March 21, 2018

Standing on the edge

Lent is an opportunity and a challenge to look again at my fears, at what...

Posted on: February 21, 2018

Listening to the wisdom of the desert

Lent can be a profound time to go within ourselves to experience our own personal...

Posted on: February 21, 2018

TGO’s big and small screen picks for summer

Some of “The Good Oil’s” writers and readers offer their big and small screen picks...

Posted on: December 13, 2017

Hidden figures in Bethlehem

A recent trip to the cinema saw me quite by accident stumble across one of...

Posted on: November 15, 2017

A new chapter in the life of the Good Sams

They’ve had 25 Chapters in their 160-year history. What will Chapter 26 hold for the...

Posted on: September 20, 2017

All things at once

I feel as if I have become both the Samaritan, caring for my dad, and...

Posted on: August 16, 2017