The Age May 26

Writer, Anne Lamott, speaks with often hilarious self-deprecation. She says “My mind is like a bad neighbourhood, I try not to go there alone.” It makes me laugh now, but there was a time I would not have found it funny. Over a decade ago, I found myself in a maelstrom of defeat. The funding …

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In her poem ‘Magdalene on Gethsemane’ Marie Howe narrates an imagined interaction between Mary Magdalene and Jesus of Nazareth in the Garden of Gethsemane. From Jesus’ agony on the night before his crucifixion, in the voice of the Magdalene, Howe writes: “When he was in the garden the night before And fell with his face …

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A prayer, a plea, a bird

Prayer writing, imagination and faithTuesday 29 September 2020, 10am to 12noon  via Zoom Additional workshops October 28 (now full) and November 10 (bookings currently available) Wellspring Centre have invited me to conduct this prayer writing workshop The workshop is for people who’d like to write the prayers on their hearts. I learnt the art of …

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