Homeless

In my short, sharp and sweet existence thus far I have learned three things from my interactions with homeless people. They go as follows. Firstly, that when people beg for something they often need it. I think it is fascinating that Australians continue to believe homeless people could do better for themselves. On many levels,... Continue Reading →

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Tolerance

I’ve been watching an Unfortunate Series of Events on Netflix lately because I remember loving the book series as a kid. Perhaps being drawn to a series that specifically warns you not to read it because it will be very unhappy should have been a red flag, but oh well. One of [the villain] Count... Continue Reading →

God’s Plan, My Plan

(This concept is also known as predestination, but that word is scary and has too many connotations, so I'm going to ask we start with a blank page.) The last time I was in a relationship, I was old enough to be thinking about marriage and young enough to know it would never work. Despite... Continue Reading →

Comfortable

It's been about three days since I got back from a Christian training camp in Canberra, and I haven't written about it. Partially I think that lies in not knowing what to say, despite the usual burning desire to get something reflective out of it. Partially it might be in being afraid to say it.... Continue Reading →

Trusting God

Everyone has stories of times when they trusted someone and were let down. A few spring to mind for me, from someone literally just letting me fall during a trust exercise, or twice in my life when boys have pulled the chairs out from underneath me as I was about to sit down. However, one... Continue Reading →

The Christian Feminist

Do you believe that women should be equal to men? If you said yes, you're a feminist.  [Sorry if you were getting ready to fight me, it's actually quite a simple principle.] Feminism isn't like a meringue- with precise measurements, and needing a lot of whipping into the perfect white shape. It's more like being... Continue Reading →

The Book Store

   Today I walked into one of the most beautiful book stores I have ever been in.  Sometimes book stores just have this aura- this sense that the walls are lined with stories and not just printed pages. I wanted to thumb each spine and read every word. What really caught my eye were these... Continue Reading →

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