Homilies tagged with ‘hope’

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I walk down another street. (Facing our Pain)


  Love and Fear (Michael Leunig) There are only two feelings                  Love and Fear There are only two languages              Love and Fear There are only two activities                Love and Fear There are only two motives, two procedures, two frameworks, two results Love and Fear                                             Love and Fear Life has lately challenged me to reflect on […]

Green Vanilla Tea – A love story

On the weekend of the 21 and 22 September Marie Williams shared from her recently best selling book Green Vanilla Tea,  a story of compassion and courage in the face of a deadly and little understood illness. A beautifully written book where in she relates the heartache and humour, about their family journey through the unfamiliar territory of […]

Meeting the Spiritual Needs of People

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Bob Aldred tells his life experience and how how we can meet the spiritual needs of each other. Not everything is as we assume, or as we perceive it. As a young Minister in my first church, one elderly lady parishioner was going on holidays, and as is expected of Ministers, she put it on […]

Remembering with Hope

Let me tell you a story by Mulla Nasruddin a 13th cent visionary Sufi and mystic jester from Akshehir in Turkey. His teaching stories reveal the paradoxes of conditioned living with humor. THE ROYAL PIGEON Mulla Nasruddin became prime minister to the king. Once while he wandered through the palace, he saw a royal falcon. […]

Hope and leadership

When I say the words hope, inspire, lead I wonder who or what you think of? Hi everyone, my name is Loretta Crombie and I was first introduced to St Mary’s when my parents became part of the congregation in 1998. Since then, I have had exposure to a variety of intellectually stimulating debates and […]

Knowing God as a living reality

            Peter  Breen was a Wesleyan Methodist minister for 20 years – 11 years in Bundaberg, 7 years at Everton Hills and 2 years in Melbourne. He is the co-founder and Director of Jugglers Art Space in the Valley, Brisbane. Peter usually attends the 5 o’clock liturgy with his wife […]