Monthly Archives: April 2013

Less medicine – more health, was phrased by Ivan Illich, a man ahead of his time and no doubt ridiculed because of it. We live in a time when chronic illness is more common in adults and children than ever … Continue reading

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The slob factor of science

What on earth did the idiots think would happen to the rubbish they dropped along the way when they embarked on these very clever space programmes? It is the arrogant disregard for nature  and common sense, not to mention refusing … Continue reading

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To honour or not to honour – that is the question.

  On Anzac Day I honour all those who have suffered in war; soldiers and civilians alike because we labour under an illusion that soldiers are the ones who fight and win wars when they are merely participants, like everyone … Continue reading

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Sunset

Night cradled day so gently, as if to soothe its soul, and croon the words of comfort, as death took brightening hold. There was within that moment, as shadowed forms were drawn, a bleeding of the sunshine; life offered in … Continue reading

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Depression

Depression   There was a knock upon the door, light touch I feared to know; depression made a timely call to talk to me awhile. My eyes grown misted by the tears, saw enemy outside, but in my heart a … Continue reading

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Torment   Harsh fire which blisters, strips and sears, blow-bubbled tears of pain, to wrest the wrap, peel back the layers, to show from whence I came. As memory screams, then melts and drips, slow sighs itself away, life dribbles … Continue reading

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How easily we pour forth hate     How easily we pour forth hate and point our crippled fingers, at those we have judged guilty, before their time in court. How quickly we condemn someone, for crimes that we can … Continue reading

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God stretched

      God stretched and in the doing, released the servant Good; bright lamp in dark unknowing, soft smiling as she walked. And when the light grew brighter still, banned shadow, welcomed truth it laid itself in homage low; … Continue reading

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God laughed   God laughed and in the smiling the servant joy was born; warm hope the way was showing, close shadow to her tread. Light-stepped she roamed the centuries, a timeless, ageless sign that Joy was our deliverer- too … Continue reading

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God’s image

God’s image   The minds are many, grains of sand, and yet they make the whole. Each one exists, it can be seen and yet seems trivial small. But with each grain, such image grows and vision stretching far, along … Continue reading

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