Joy

May 16, 2020

Love

One of the great gifts of John’s Gospel is the insight and understanding offered to all disciples and would-be followers; there is nothing conditional about Jesus’ message or his love […]
December 12, 2020

A Child of God!

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.  He came as a witness to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him.  He himself […]
December 11, 2021

DISTURBING THE PEACE WITH JOY!

With some hilarity, I was imagining what it would be like to copy John the Baptist and start my reflection by insulting you.  In my imaginings, I wondered how long […]
December 18, 2021

A RESOUNDING ‘YES’ TO GOD!

We are privileged to watch two women who are cousins meet, both with joyful news to share. (Luke 1:39-45)  One who is older and married, was apparently barren but is […]
April 30, 2022

Betrayal and Love!

This is a highly evocative story of Jesus on the beach by the Sea of Tiberias in the early morning light, speaking to weary men after a long night of […]
August 5, 2022

Living In God’s Kingdom – All Welcome!

I was recently discussing a story in the news about some parents alleging defamation against Alex Jones, a bombastic, far right conspiracy theorist in the US, who for years ranted […]
December 8, 2022

Celebrating Joyfully in the Face of Despair

Today is Gaudete Sunday, celebrated on the 3rd Sunday of Advent. During this season, our Advent prayers and reflections have echoes of Lent as this was, in the early church, […]
February 17, 2023

A Life-Changing Revelation!

I walked up a mountain recently – very slowly – to the Wild Horse Mountain lookout, and had to sit for a while to recover!  I’m clearly not designed for […]
December 14, 2023

THE SEASON OF JOY!

When I was a small child, one of my favourite books was called ‘The puppy who didn’t have a home’.  I would ask for it to be read each night, […]