Monthly Archives: July 2014

It is Sometimes Good When Not Everything Is ‘About Me’ But Growth Often Comes When It Is

When I was doing a lot of what we called ‘group work’ there were two things that we learned that I remember. One was that it was ‘ok’ to ‘raise issues’. The second was that, in raising issues, it goes … Continue reading

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When Everyone Is Afraid

 So after having my phone etc. stolen, I had to go through the process of getting a new passport. On asking at the Australian consulate they said ‘Go to this site and download and fill in Form B8’. So the … Continue reading

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Two Kinds of Pieta Images for Two Kinds of Work

We had a Gospel Reflection Group on Tuesday. Generally these groups tend to be a kind of ‘catch up’ as well as a means to think about the Gospel for the coming Sunday. It was just after the Jazz Mass. … Continue reading

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What having my Bag Stolen and Getting Residence Permits Renewed Have to Do With Each Other.

What a week it has been! At midnight we were coming home from Greece, and in the last ten minutes getting onto a packed Jazz Festival bus my rucksack was stolen in a split second of inattention from me. So … Continue reading

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