Border Crossings

Coming Soon!  Starts New Year’s Day – 10am  First Friday Labyrinth Walks at the Centennial Park Labyrinth

Coming Soon! Starts New Year’s Day – 10am First Friday Labyrinth Walks at the Centennial Park Labyrinth

In 2021 I will be offering regular facilitated labyrinth walks on the first Friday of the month at 10am.  There is an open invitation to join one, several or all of these walks.Each month I will draw on a different theme such as: Intentionality, Mindfulness, Autumn, Wisdom from the Sages, Gratitude, Winter, Solitude, Lost and Found, Spring, Guest of the Earth, Those who have gone before us and Summer

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A Personal Journal that Builds Bridges Not Walls

A Personal Journal that Builds Bridges Not Walls

Back in 2012, I facilitated at workshop for The Grail in response to the 2011-2012 Social Justice Statement “Building Bridges Not Wall: Prisons and the Justice System.”  At the time I was a Prison Chaplain at a Remand Centre for 1000 men entering custody.  The women from the Grail asked how they could support inmates, the work of the Chaplains and be builders of bridges not walls.  And so, inspired by the Prison Journal Project of Sr Joan Chittister in the USA, the Prison Journal Project was born.  To date we have given away 2,00 copies and sold another 2,000!

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Walking as Guests of the Earth

Walking as Guests of the Earth

At Centennial Park in Sydney there is a wonderful Labyrinth. On the first Sunday of each month there is a community labyrinth walk facilitated by various people with interest and passion for labyrinths. Today I had the privilege of facilitating the walk.

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Listening with the Ear of the Heart

Listening with the Ear of the Heart

n these days of pandemic there has been a lot of talk about mental ill health.  The suicide statistics, Lifeline call numbers and the increase incidence of domestic violence are gross indicators that all is not well.  Not surprising, given the urgency with which we have been commanded to “socially distance.”  What an unfortunate choice of words!  Yes, we do need to maintain physical distance from one another, particularly in public spaces and among gatherings of strangers to curb the transmission of COVID-19, but more than ever we need to socially connect.

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Together at the Edge*

Together at the Edge*

What comes to mind when you hear the word “Edge”? In a general sense an edge is the extreme border or point of anything; the edge of a cliff, the edge of the table; the edge of cloth. An edge is particularly applied to the sharp border, the thin cutting extremity of...

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Food for the Soul

Food for the Soul

I woke before the 4:45am alarm and that was a gift. I had the opportunity for some time of quiet before throwing on some clothes and getting in the car to leave home at 5:00am. It is the early start that is usually the most difficult part of the day but this morning I...

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New Horizons

New Horizons

It is 2 years since I finished full-time paid employment. Many of you have followed alongside me through “Border Crossing” posts, as I took some sabbatical time for rest, renewal, and reorientation.

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