Faith

God of the harried

My late Lenten practice of writing collects brings before the Holy One just a few of the many conditions of being human in this time of Covid 19. Photos by Ian Ferguson, taken during February and March in East Gippsland. Used with permission. See previous collects for notes on freely re-publishing with acknowledgement. If it’s …

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Not just a boy from the bush

https://crosslight.org.au/2019/08/23/wesley-trigg-not-just-a-boy-from-the-bush/published in Crosslight magazine Wesley Trigg and his wife Una are waiting in the foyer at Carnsworth Uniting Agewell in the Melbourne suburb of Kew. I recognise their signature neatness and punctuality. The retired minister and teacher are both in their nineties. We have previously been members of the same congregation. Amongst that casual throng …

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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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