For so many years I attributed my good fortune to being blessed. My Christian heritage gave me the building blocks to how I saw blessing as a natural consequence of being a good disciple. Continue reading
Have you ever been concerned about your faith? I have, it is a most unsettling experience. After pouring enormous amounts of energy and conviction into something only for it to be dislodged by rogue thoughts is scary. It’s scary because of the implications and the uncertainty of where it will all lead. What will my friends think? What if I am wrong? Even scarier; what if I am right? Continue reading
The wheels seemed to stick to the polished floor as I pushed my daughters wheelchair down the quiet corridor towards her classroom for the first time. As I turned the corner I was confronted by a line of special needs kids, some quiet, some boisterous and some on the other side of a glass wall waiting for class time. Continue reading
I have a friend who is a theologian, author and lecturer at Alphacrucis College – Dr Shane Clifton. He is a unique soul and suffered an accident resulting in SCI. Shane lives perilously in a wheel chair and writes poignant stories that are bloody funny one moment and will take your breathe away the next.
Here is his response to my previous blog:
I think the term “theologian” gets a lot of bad press for the work of a very few of its membership. Continue reading
I have often wondered how I will be remembered when I kick the bucket. Will I be remembered by the things that fill me with regret in my quiet moments, or by the good things that people have observed me do? Regret from stupid things I have done take up a lot of brain real estate at times, tilting me towards a more ‘slow to act’ kind of posture. Continue reading