Melting Moments

 

13 November 2017

Truth

There was a difficulty and it seemed insurmountable. Usually a difficulty cannot be resolved by going around it to avoid it and, in this situation, I could not even consider avoidance as a possibility.

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6 October 2017

Mud

I am sitting in the sun under a clear blue sky watching a white capped ocean deliver its foam to the waiting sand. And I am thinking about mud!

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22 September 2017

A Severe Mercy

The words compelled me to take the book from the shelf in the library and at least browse through its pages. I didn't really want to. These words sounded so harsh, so cruel almost....

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21 February 2017

Openness

He was six years old and deadly serious as he approached me in the classroom where I taught grade one. Lifting up his hands as he clutched whatever it was he was holding ...

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6 December 2016

The Magnificent Seven

No, they did not appear as heroes galloping into town on their horses in all their macho magnificence! Rather, they seemed to just suddenly be there... seven, silent ethereal figures emerging from the fog that wrapped us round ...

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5 November 2016

The Wings of The Dawn

If I take the wings of the dawn and dwell at the sea's furthest end, even there your hand would lead me your right hand would hold me fast. - Psalm 138

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15 October 2016

Who Touched Me?

Have you ever heard Jesus say these words and trembled, knowing it was you who touched him? Have you ever tentatively reached out to Him with ...

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13 August 2016

Stranger On The Shore

When I was in my 20's I dreamed of seeing the world. Perhaps you did too. When, having saved my fare, I was finally able to realise that dream I booked a passage on "The Australis", ...

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2 July 2016

Nature's Cross

The unsurpassed beauty of the Cross has been nudging its way into my consciousness lately... not from within, but from without. I will never understand the depth of its wisdom or ...

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28 May 2016

Absurdity

Utter stillness marked the hour. I sat watching, waiting and praying, totally at peace.

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~  Everything that lives and that breathes gives praise to the Lord  ~

Jamberoo Abbey

Jamberoo Abbey, Benedictine Nuns
695 Jamberoo Mountain Road,
Jamberoo NSW 2533 Australia

Phone/Fax: 02 42360628
Email: benedictineabbey@bigpond.com