Homilies from July 2015

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I am an alienated parent.

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¬†   I am an alienated parent. That means that as a result of being in a high conflict relationship with my ex-husband my children have rejected me in order to cope. It took me by surprise when my eldest daughter rejected me four years ago and the other two children a son and another […]

In DEFENCE of the MIND

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  “To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, […]

It is essential to have A PLACE TO STAND

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  One of the greatest Mathematicians who has ever lived was a man by the name of Archimedes of Syracuse (c287BC-212BC) of Greek origin. (not that mathematics was a great love of mine). He is remembered fondly for the expression Eureka! (I have found it or I have got it!) It is what he exclaimed […]

DUNDALLI; A FORGOTTEN HERO

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  This week we call NAIDOC WEEK where we celebrate the ¬†Aboriginal ¬†people and culture of this land. Today I would like to speak about the importance of dying to the individual separate self in all cultures, but in particular the first peoples of this land which we walk today – we call Brisbane and […]