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[13 Feb 2011 ]
The following youtube clip unfortunately is not on the One: The Movie DVD. It is people from different faith and philosophical perspectives responding to the question – What is the meaning of life?

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[11 Feb 2011 ]
From One: The Movie
Listen to Fr Thomas Keating talk in the most gentle, simple and yet profound way about the spiritual journey.

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[9 Nov 2010 ]
For grief: (adapted by G Crowe from John O Donohue’s  Book of Blessings)
When you lose someone you love,
Your life becomes strange,
The ground beneath you is fragile,
Your eyes are unsure
Your voice has no confidence.
Your heart grows heavy with loss;
And though this loss has wounded others too,
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[9 Nov 2010 ]
Here is a poem I adapted from an article I read by the Vicar Janet Gaden reflecting on the death of her husband
Don’t tell me about the resurrection:
Don’t talk to me about the resurrection
Not just yet,
Until you’ve listened to me about this death
It all seems so unreal to me now.
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[3 Nov 2010 ]
Recently I asked the congregation to recall a place where we experience the subtle sound of stillness. Each of us has a place where we are able to experience the sound of stillness, whether it be the outback, the Australian bush, a Chapel, an old ruin, our own sitting room listening to a beautiful piece ...continue reading »

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[3 Nov 2010 ]
When I was a child I believed what I was told. Revelation was being told the truth about an Ultimate Reality that had already occurred. In terms of religious belief, I believed God had planned out the history of life from the beginning. Then God caused the prophets to experience something who then put that ...continue reading »
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