Weekly E-news 30 June, 2017

Weekly E-news 30 June, 2017

Hello everyone, I get the most interesting email invitations.  One this week was to a lecture by the Rt Hon Helen Clark presented by UnionAID UnionAID is a charity run by NZ unions which organises, mentors, trains and teaches workers in Asia so they know their rights...
Pentecost 3  Matariki

Pentecost 3 Matariki

This time of year, the Maori new year is dated from the rise of the constellation which Maori call Matariki and westerners call the Pleiades.  The Hebrew scripture reading this week is of the eviction of Hagar and Ishmael whose long journey to Egypt could well have...
Words, words, words

Words, words, words

“words, words, words, I am so sick of words.” Eliza Dolittle, My Fair Lady.   Blogs are tricky things.  We get to throw our opinions into cyberspace.  Depending how busy people are, we may get away with them without comment.  This doesn’t mean other readers don’t...
Spirituality abroad

Spirituality abroad

I had one of those conversations today which roam far and wide and bring you a perspective which opens your eyes and tips your thinking into a new world view.  It was about waking up. I’d read Anthony de Mello’s call for us to ‘wake up’, that we are in a walking...