Read part 5 of this series here In the Wizard of Oz, homesick Dorothy trudges around the Land of Oz for days with her motley band of friends in search of a way to get back to Kansas and Auntie Em. Not until her wanderings come to a disappointing end in the Emerald City does she discover that the ruby slippers she has been wearing since her first moments in Oz possess the power to take her home. She only has to click her heels.
Perhaps one of the most tragic problems women h
Tell us a little about you I am a resilience speaker, wife and mother of 3 teenagers. I build resilient faith by sharing keys from my story of having gone to prison and the turnaround afterwards. What's your favourite bible passage & why? Oh, so many. Romans 8:28-29 that God makes all things work together for our good in order to make us more like Jesus (paraphrased of course). How do you keep your eyes fixed on Jesus? I pray that I will be conscious of Him and remember Him w
We’d like to think that Family Violence doesn’t occur within any families near us, but we know all too well that it does. Family Violence is about one (usually male*) partner seeking to exercise power and control over the other (usually female) partner, making her feel vulnerable, afraid, and alone. It can be a very complex dynamic, one that is difficult to discern and remedy. Enlisting the help of a professional is usually a good idea, however, there are still lots of ways t
Where do you live? Wollongong (photo from our balcony) What do you love about living where you do? Love that the ocean, mountains and the countryside are all in 15 minutes proximity
Tell us about something the local church is doing that inspires you ... Our local church is making a difference in the community and we love being involved in that!
I’ve sat down to write this review a number of times but have found myself struggling to find words. So much of my story is this story and it’s hard to put your heart on paper. You see, like Max my son also has Autism. It has been our constant companion since our son was diagnosed eight and a half years ago. Our gorgeous, now ten year old, is classified as Severe on the Autism Spectrum. He is non-verbal, still in pull-ups and doesn’t use utensils to eat. He attends a Special
[Read part four of this series here]
I never will forget my first communion in Oxford. Prior to that service, I had always felt like one of many during the Lord’s Supper as I served myself from the trays passed down the rows of fellow churchgoers. But the Anglicans, who serve each person separately, singled me out. When the person serving the bread looked me in the eye and said, “This is the body of Christ which was broken for you,” the intimacy of those familiar words bowle
Tell us a little about you I am a Football Sports Chaplain. In January 2010 I was the first female Sports Chaplain to be appointed to a Victorian Women’s Football League (AFL) Football Club to VU Western Spurs previously known as VU St Albans Spurs. I am born and raised in Melbourne. Became a Christian in 1980 when Buskers in the city shared with me about the Love of Christ. Since 1980 I have been joyfully serving and ministering in the church, market-place and the broader co