Minister's Blog

Reflections from habitat uniting church's minister, Rev Joan Wright Howie.

Leaves of change

Friday, April 28, 2017

As the days grow steadily shorter and the leaves of change on the trees turn beautiful shades of gold, orange and crimson, winter approaches. Called out to the park by the autumn sunshine, kids throw leaves in the air and watch them fall. Well-groomed people power-walk, crunching, whooshing through and charging on. Autumn leaves feature in these inner eastern suburbs...
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Easter: disrupts the statu quo

Saturday, April 15, 2017

On Good Friday in church, the last thing we hear is that Jesus is buried in a borrowed tomb. We hear that the Roman emperor Pilate told his soldiers “Take a guard and go make the tomb as secure as you know how.” The political authorities put their seal on the stone and post a guard. Jesus is dead and...
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Awaken abundant life

Sunday, April 02, 2017

I overheard a conversation between a 6 year old boy and his father on their way home from school. It went something like this: Boy: We found out today that Jesus was killed on a cross but after that he rose and was born again. Father: Yes that is the story of Easter. Boy: I know, but the weird thing...
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