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Two types of reality

By on July 18, 2019

The everyday world in which we all live consists of two types of reality. There is the world of things – the material world. These things can be touched, constructed, bought and sold. Our house, our car, our TV, money,

Dancing in the rain

By on June 12, 2019

Rain is on the topic on everyone’s lips this last couple of weeks. The long dry Spring, Summer and Autumn has finally broken with good soaking rains falling across the Northern Plains. Broad acre farmers have been running their tractors

Now the dust has settled

By on June 10, 2019

She took me out the back of the church and gave me a good dusting down. Literally! She didn’t want to do it in front of the packed church. But I had obviously brushed by suit coat up against the

From the Prairie to the Outback – Turaton Concert

By on May 20, 2019

TURATON MUSIC COMPANY PRESENTS A performance of country theme music by the choir and featured soloists. Enjoy songs you will remember, like… Black Hills of Dakota, Secret love, Oklahoma, Waltzing Matilda, Take Me Home Country Roads, King of The Road

Mother hen God

By on May 11, 2019

Culturally, Mother’s Day has always been a bigger event than Father’s Day ever will be. Politics aside, when the Sydney Daily Telegraph ran a story attacking the memory of Bill Shorten’s mother, it unleashed a powerful backlash from many quarters.

Prodigal God

By on May 5, 2019

  The love and pain of family relationships mostly happens out of public sight. It’s mostly a private affair, the intimacies and intricacies only known to the closest family and sometimes only to the parent. The aching love of a

An eye for an eye and everyone is blind

By on April 28, 2019

The church bombings on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka were reportedly in retaliation for the Mosque shooting in New Zealand last month. Where does it end? You disrespect me and I will disrespect you. You beat up one of my

Picking Winners

By on April 4, 2019

For the first time in many years, I am in a footy tipping competition. My grandson decided it would be a good family bonding activity. When I ran an office we had a competition among the staff and it was

Parish Service 31st March – Guest Speaker Rev Tony Davies

By on March 27, 2019

Tony Davies is the Presbytery Minister for Pastoral Care and Mission will be the guest speaker at the Parish Service to be held at Colbinabbin Uniting Church at 9.30am. Tony commenced full time in this role with the Presbytery in

A murder in my heart

By on February 20, 2019

From early morning and periodically throughout the day a murder of crows descend loud and large into the vineyard. Their boisterous cawing can be heard from a few hundred metres away. People often tell me that “I’m living the dream”,