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Finding Yourself In The Wrong Place

Finding Yourself In The Wrong Place

One of our ministry staff, Andrew Russell, told a humorous but poignant story. It went something like this: “Recently I ended up in the wrong place because I was distracted and I didn’t read the signs. I ended up in the ladies toilets at the Chadstone shopping centre. I walked in and thought, “This is…

Looking For Answers

Looking For Answers

Yesterday I borrowed a pencil sharpener from a colleague. This wasn’t just any ordinary sharpener but a battery powered one. You just inserted the pencil into the hole at the top and the blade automatically went around, sharpening the pencil. It was so easy to use and so quick to sharpen the bucket full of…

Making Fire

Making Fire

Living in Victoria is always a bit of a gamble when it comes to the weather. Even when it’s Spring time you can be looking for the suntan lotion one week and then digging out the thermals the next week! The other week I actually considered lighting our open fire. A match is very helpful to…

Orphanage Story Brings Thousands To Tears

Orphanage Story Brings Thousands To Tears

After a big day with my nine month old son I was exhausted. When we are out and about Mitchell is easy. He loves looking around and smiling at other people. But when we are home I struggle to get anything done. He just demands my attention all the time. And he’ll moan and cry to…

A Joy-Filled Smile

A Joy-Filled Smile

My neighbour is a psychologist and I was recently chatting to her with my nine month old son.  She started engaging with Mitchell who responded with lots of smiles, as he does with any person interaction. She explained to me that there’s been studies done about people smiling. They’ve discovered that if you register someone…

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