Consider the Jonquils…

Consider the Jonquils…

Life in ministry is full of changes and surprises. Whilst moving house on a regular basis can be stressful, one of the things I love about settling into a new manse is observing the yearly cycle of seasons in the garden for the first time. I remember my first manse in...
Common Dreams 5: Sydney 2019

Common Dreams 5: Sydney 2019

“Sacred Earth, Original Blessing, Common Home” For four inspirational July days, about three hundred people gathered at Newington College, on the land of the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation, for the 5th Common Dreams Conference. As one of those people, this was a...
Taking Time to Listen

Taking Time to Listen

“Such knowledge is too wonderful for me. It is so high that I cannot attain it”, exclaimed the writer of Psalm 139, contemplating an all-knowing, ever present God. Millennia later, those words are still full of meaning for us. But so much else has changed! Knowledge –...
As I See It – Choosing a Leader

As I See It – Choosing a Leader

An entity which exchanges information with, and adapts to changes in the environment is said to have natural intelligence. Humans are now able to programme machines to, make decisions and learn from past experience. Welcome to the era of artificial intelligence – AI....
Tassie goes to Uniting Women

Tassie goes to Uniting Women

UnitingWomen is a national Uniting Church women’s conference. The third Uniting Women conference was held in September 2018 in Brisbane and was hosted by the Queensland Synod.  Twelve women from Tasmania attended this conference, some of whom were assisted by Go...