18 - Birthday Poems
We get back up again. And again. And again. And it is our capacity for hope that compels this resilience. Despite the frequent disappointments of everyday life, the human spirit has a remarkable ability to be pushed forward by hope. Yet there can come a time when this resilience is worn down.
Turning 18 - a word from Linda & Greg
Some creative expression from members of our community, Petra and Amber, on the advent of our 18th birthday.
18 - Another step in our becoming
This coming weekend is an opportunity to celebrate so come and join us on Sunday as we propose a toast to long life and good fortune. The future of our boutique faith family is reliant on the innovative and inventive benefaction of its people.
The Scent of Christ.
Although in one sense 18 is just another number, in another way it stands as a symbol of something. Of growing up. Of moving forward. Another step in our becoming. As a community, what emerges among us, the ‘Edge’ that is greater than the sum of its parts, will be filled with the ‘inspired becomings’ that are happening within each of us.We are being called forward, called out, called into something.
Resonance. Emergence. Inspiration.
Just like the thousands of smells our olfactory sense engages with everyday, the life of Jesus continues to speak to us daily in rich, challenging, encouraging and life giving ways. Like a familiar scent however, the prophetic power of God’s story can get overly familiar to us.