Daily Food for Thought

Christmas. Jesus is moving into the neighbourhood. What can we expect? Love, generosity, forgiveness, hospitality, compassion, service, justice, non-violence, and simple living. Just what the neighbourhood needs. Yeah... let's put Christ back into Christmas. Immanuel... be God with skin on today...

Daily Food for Thought

#Bent Trees: The call to be different... "'Treat one another justly. Love your neighbors. Be compassionate with each other. Don't take advantage of widows, orphans, visitors, and the poor. Don't plot and scheme against one another—that's evil.' Zech. 7:9-10 The Message. Just recently I was in a group of people who were doing it tough …

The Day Australia Lost Her Soul

Mark the date December 4th, 2019. If Australia hasn’t lost her soul over the last few years then it certainly did today. A secret deal between the Coalition Government and Independent Jacqui Lambie meant that the Medevac Law was repealed. (https://www.theguardian.com/australianews/2019/dec/04/medevac-repeal-bill-passes-after-jacqui-lambie-makes-secret-deal-with-coalition). To add to that human rights tragedy is the idea that the Government thinks …

Daily Food for Thought

Painting "Welcome the Stranger" by Michael Adams. “I don’t think we’ll understand Advent correctly until we understand it as a preparation for a revolution.” Robert Barron. "The life-giving Spirit of God will hover over him, the Spirit that brings wisdom and understanding, The Spirit that gives direction and builds strength, the Spirit that instills knowledge …