Category Archives: together

Blood Revisited.

One of my earliest associations with blood was to taste it by licking my bleeding finger… Continue reading

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An Armful of Grace on Our Table.

In the classical tradition of still life painting, there is always an intimation of mortality – a piece of fruit that is spoilt or blossom that has fallen and withered. Looking at these exquisite flowers as a work of art, Continue reading

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Gladness and Learning to Float.

There were not many dry eyes when we saw George proudly waking his daughter… Continue reading

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What you didn’t want to find in your Mum’s wardrobe just before Christmas.

This Advent, a more disturbing gift has lain in wait for us.
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The Gritty Side of Love.

It wasn’t hard to find the place to take off my shoes for this post. On Saturday our Mum was taken to hospital with a stroke. Mum lives alone, independent by choice, but through a wondrous chain of events one … Continue reading

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Allowing for Surprise.

Allowing for Surprise..

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Pondering, waiting, going deeper.

A Reflection given on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday. 6th July 2014. Each time I read the selections for the coming Sunday, I fail at first to see the connections they make to the life we are immersed in. … Continue reading

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