A few weeks ago I was privileged, along with some 60 others, to attend a day with Padraig O’Tuama, “Spirituality in a Changing World”.
I have been looking for feminine images of God and have been disappointed by a lack of contemporary Christian feminine images in the Uniting Church in Australia.
Then one day I happened upon an image of Trinity by Hildegard von Bingen and although I still don’t know an awful lot about her or her life, I know she painted the “Trinity in Unity” with a beautiful blue Christ in the centre of golden and a silver circles which are representative of the Holy Spirit and God the Father.
The 2019 Presbytery Youth Camp was a fun, relaxed and enjoyable event.
It fostered a positive community of young people open to exploring questions about God.
May we all be able to find the sunset in turbulent times, knowing that at some point the plane will land and circumstances will again become calm.
Observers of this process are concerned there is no mechanism for refreshing the pool of candidates with ‘outliers’, people who can bring new insights to existing problems and become the focus for dealing with unforeseen situations.