Feeling a bit down and drained this morning, I drove out to Lake Parramatta for some walking and reflection. It takes about an hour to do a circuit of the lake through the surrounding bushland and its an oasis of peace in an otherwise busy city. It's becoming one of my favourite spots for a … Continue reading Digging deep – meditating on growth and unity
As we start to gear up for the Winter Magic Festival at the next solstice in June, I thought it was appropriate that I finally got around to saying something about ICON - Images of the sacred. ICON was an art exhibition held in the Katoomba, Australia in 2001. It was co-organised by one of … Continue reading ICON – Images of the Sacred
I was meditating this morning and the words came to me: You don't own the truth The truth owns you I found myself drawn down into a space where I was thinking, "Isn't claiming to 'own' the truth just like saying we 'own' God? It puts truth in a box. Yet the bible affirms that … Continue reading Truth: Who owns who?
In his book, The Church on the Other Side, Brian McLaren writes: "One of the toughest challenges in the church on the other side will be to develop a new way of talking about - and with -other religions." I would like to kick off this new site by inviting the emergent church to seriously … Continue reading McLaren on other religions
Well here I am. I've just transmigrated across from Circle of Dionysius to begin my new blog here.