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Jack baptises himself

this story is in Eureka Street, religion section, photograph by Eva Rugel The first time Jack came to church he baptised himself. The font was new, the water inviting, and he dunked his 10-year-old head right in. The sea-blue glass font had recently been installed in the foyer on a sculpted piece of redgum. The …

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‘Tender’ reviewed. Author happy.

Andrew Hamilton is consulting editor at Eureka Street and has written a review of my new collection, Tender, stories that lean into kindness. I feel honoured by his reading and placement of the book within a larger tradition. You can go to the review here. http://www.eurekastreet.com.au/article/kindness-stories-in-the-modern-spiritual-mode#

Conversations in conflicted times

“Probably people know the room is going to be discussing something of division. Presumably people have a predictable set of outcomes in their mind. “I bet you this group or this person will say the following thing.” And they might even have their responses primed and prepared for the thing that they’re predicting. I’m always interested in how we find the courage in the room for something unexpected and surprising to be said.” Pádraig Ó Tuama

Tender is launched!

Hard to believe the launch of Tender was just over a week ago. A joy to have poet and peace maker Pádraig Ó Tuama in the room with his beautiful lilting voice and delicious humour.  Thanks to the 120 people who came and listened with lovely presentness, the atmosphere was memorable. People also purchased with …

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