Death

August 10, 2017

Obscene Consumption and Contempt for Humanity

There is a ‘smiling contempt’ that has arisen in our world, as I reflect on our capacity to consume and kill which is gathering momentum and continues to do so, […]
March 20, 2021

Will You Follow Me?

I have been watching and reading about the protesters in Burma, as the country’s military seek to crack down on its citizens.  Their gritted determination to resist the military coup […]
April 3, 2021

Betrayal and Love. A Maundy Thursday Reflection

I wonder if the most difficult and challenging of acts with which to be reconciled, is the one of betrayal.  Betrayal by a loved one or a friend, or perhaps […]
September 17, 2021

Living in the Resurrection Power of God

I was watching ABC’s Foreign Correspondent recently about refugees crossing the Mediterranean from Africa, trying to reach Europe through Italy and Malta.  Both countries have taken the decision to ignore […]
September 24, 2022

Life or Death – Your Choice – God’s Choice!

The story of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31) challenges us on many different levels.  So flagrant is the sense of entitlement and arrogance of the rich man, we […]
October 6, 2022

Encountering God in the In-Between!

There are times in our lives when we find ourselves occupying an in-between place shared with in-between people.  We are disconnected. Perhaps we’re on the way somewhere, having left but […]
March 24, 2023

They Have Threatened Us With Resurrection!

How do we tell this extraordinary story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead, (John 11:1-45)  exposed from a tomb?  He stinks. He has been dead 4 days.  He is covered […]
April 5, 2023

I Choose Love!

Here we are, on Maundy Thursday.   Our Lenten pilgrimage has brought us this far in Holy Week. We have further to go. I’ve been reflecting on Jesus’ practice of healing, […]
July 6, 2023

Death or Life?

Those of you with children or nephews and nieces, do you remember the frustration of never being able to make the world right for them when they were determined simply […]