Grace

April 2, 2017

Reflections on Cheap Grace and Losing Hope

I have been reflecting on our ability to find excuses for poor behaviour and inexcusable excesses. The comprehensive loss of respect for the sacredness of human life and the endless […]
July 31, 2021

Fed with God’s Grace

This week I have had several conversations about the unfairness of life and the dreadful tragedies which overtake some people while others seem to live charmed lives.  I saw a […]
August 7, 2021

Are We Listening to God?

In Australia, we call it the ‘tall poppy’ syndrome, where individuals who are thought by their neighbours to have too big a sense of their own worth compared to others, […]
July 16, 2022

A Famine of Listening!

I have a very dear friend whose vocation is to welcome all comers with open hands.   She welcomes to her home, to her community and to her cooking.  Her table […]
August 20, 2022

God’s Mercy and Grace!

This week has been a hard week for many Anglicans as they watch the news and try to make sense of the act of division imposed on our Anglican church […]
September 22, 2023

Who gets to be first?!

In the middle of this week’s reading about the Laborers in the Vineyard, found in Matthew’s Gospel 20:1-16, are these words: ‘you have made them equal to us!’  It is […]
December 6, 2023

No Spare People in the World!

A Sermon preached at the Service of Ordination in the Diocese of Southern Queensland on Saturday, 2 December 2023. The last few days have been a very special time and […]