Awaiting beauty 

Awaiting beauty 

Anyone who knows me, knows by the number of photos on my social media account that I like roses.

  • People of Faith – Rev Richard Johnson

    People of Faith – Rev Richard Johnson

    Rev Richard Johnson and his wife Mary arrived in Botany Bay with the First fleet in 1788. They faced precarious challenges.

  • Soup

    Soup

    Recently I read an engrossing book about a young boy with Asperger’s Syndrome. One of this boy’s obsessions is that he will not allow any one kind of food on his plate to touch another. Carrots must maintain their distance from peas; peas must never collide with chips.

  • Jews and Jesus (Yeshua)

    Jews and Jesus (Yeshua)

    Bobbie Ann Cole, a British-raised Jewish lady, travelled to Israel after experiencing a shattering divorce. She lived through a tense breast cancer scare.

  • The Hidden Half

    The Hidden Half

    A fantastic book was recently launched in Sydney called 'The Hidden Half – Women and Islam', written by Dr Stuart Robinson.

  • Citizenship and culture

    Citizenship and culture

    Amazingly, I got all the practice questions for the Australian Citizenship test correct! But does that make me a good citizen?

  • Totems

    Totems

    I was preparing our house for repainting recently and made a somewhat difficult decision to give away a substantial part of my library.

  • Universal basic income

    Universal basic income

    In 1958 we heard about the ‘one eyed, one horned, flying purple people eater’. The phrase was catchy and cute. I am certain back then, we did not see the song as prophetic but the Purple, People Eater is here!

  • He’s getting his licence this time, isn’t he?

    He’s getting his licence this time, isn’t he?

    We had a saga with our eldest son getting his car licence. Let’s just say, most of it was his doing. Some of it had to with bureaucracy, red tape and jumping through some hoops.

  • Marriage and health tied to religious service attendance

    Marriage and health tied to religious service attendance

    Did you know going to church was good for your heath, your well-being and would help to prolong your marriage?

  • What Donald Trump and Jesus have in common

    What Donald Trump and Jesus have in common

    Donald Trump is probably the most polarising leader amongst evangelical Christians that the world has seen.

  • Speaking to God

    Speaking to God

    As a child, I read a lot of comics. In fact, it was how I learned to read and developed a lifelong love of reading.

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