Peace

September 23, 2013

When is doing nothing no longer an option?

‘When is doing nothing no longer an option?’ This was the question asked by Journalist Robin Lustig in The Guardian Weekly (p.18) last week on the situation in Syria and […]
October 5, 2016

Be the change you want to see in the world

Sunday, 2nd October was the International Day of Non-Violence, in honour of the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. As I was looking at my Twitter feed I was struck how immediately after […]
April 25, 2017

After Easter comes Resurrection

The story of Jesus appearing to the frightened disciples and Thomas’s demands to see and touch the risen Jesus in John 20:19-31 is timely, as we prepare for Anzac Day, as […]
December 28, 2018

The Miracle of New Life and Hope for the Future

This is such a wonderful story told in Luke’s Gospel. So familiar to many of us.  And it got me remembering the birth of our first-born child as I re-read Luke’s […]
April 28, 2019

Forgiveness, Resurrection and Peace

Fear and closed doors are no barrier to the resurrected Jesus. Like many of you I have watched on television and read the reports of the dreadful slaughter and murder […]
May 27, 2019

Peace, Hope and Love

I was watching a television programme earlier this week which asked a group of individuals with relevant experience, questions about a specific topic. On this occasion, it was about the […]
April 20, 2020

Fear and Peace

‘The doors were locked for fear…’  and Jesus said:  ‘Peace be with you.’ (John 20:19) Fear has gripped many parts of the world over the last few weeks, and understandably […]
December 5, 2020

A Story of Peace

I remember the first time I ever took part in a public protest march.  It was in Perth in 2003.  It was one of many taking place around the world […]
December 26, 2020

Joyful Obedience!

I’m not sure what your Christmas day was like and whether you maintain habits from previous years to give a sense of security, certainty and belonging.  Given my husband and […]