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Empty Tomb future Hope for the World

by frkeith

I don’t know about you, but when I look at the world around us, I say to myself, “really? This is the best we can do as human beings?” There is despondency in the world over our leadership in our state, in our country and in the world. We tread down the vulnerable and the […]

When Doubts Arise

by frkeith

I don’t know about you, but from time to time I have doubts about my faith. Don’t get me wrong, I passionately believe that Jesus is raised from the dead, and therefore the world is changed irrevocably, even though it doesn’t actually look like it. I believe in the Trinity, even though I don’t understand […]

Easter – God Wins

by frkeith

I don’t know about you but one of the very annoying elements of Holy Week and Easter is the plethora of TV shows that have so called experts telling us why the Easter Story is a complete pack of baloney. Nice, and Spiritual, but that’s about it. They speak of the Resurrection going against the […]

Peace, What Peace?

by frkeith

I am a big fan of peace. I don’t really like conflict, I do thrive in the cut and thrust of parish life, but I do really appreciate the opportunity for my wife and I simply to go off somewhere nice and quiet, and get away from it all. The reality is that in our […]

Kindness – Random, or Planned?

by frkeith

I am not sure if you remember the TV show Random Acts of Kindness, or the other similar shows such as Undercover Boss. The latter was really about seeing how the company really worked, but there was the opportunity to reward hard working employees. The other show was about doing some kindness in a random […]

Hope in Death, Hope for Life – The Easter Message

by frkeith

Hi all, Sorry for the seemingly morbid title for this post. This month of March is a strange month for me and my wife. It is the month we celebrate our 30th Wedding Anniversary, thankyou, thankyou, thankyou!!! However, it is also the month we remember our son Daniel who died the day before our wedding […]

Regrets – I’ve Had a Few

by frkeith

In Frank Sinatra’s song “I did it My Way” he sings, “Regrets, I’ve had a few, but then again, too few to mention.” It is an interesting reflection on life, but probably one consistent with the man, and I suspect, many of us. I suppose he is flagrantly looking life in the face and saying, […]

Mind the Gap

by frkeith

I don’t know about you, but I travel on public transport a lot of the time. Not that I like it, but it is, when it is working, and here in Sydney that is not necessarily a give, easier to traverse this city than in your car. Especially if you are going to the CBD. […]

Immunity to Change – Fear vs Love Part 2

by frkeith

In my blog last week I looked at the issue of resistance to change. This came about because we are now in Lent and one of the challenges for us in our Lenten journey as we reflect on our relationship with God is this; When we look at our relationship with God and recognize the […]

Immunity to Change – Fear vs Love

by frkeith

One of the reasons we have designated February as a month of Reflection is because of the early arrival of Lent, due to the early date of Easter this year. Before we can enter full into the season of Lent we need to reflect. Lent is about repentance which is about change, a change of […]