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Grief is inevitable, but we have hope

Last week my country was rocked by the news that four people were killed on an amusement park ride on the Gold Coast. A week earlier we heard about a tragic situation whereby a Sydney man gassed his home, poisoning himself, his wife, his two children, and the family dog. Further afield, a pastor I have… Continue reading Grief is inevitable, but we have hope

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Life ‘on the outside’ is scary

In the 1994 movie The Shawshank Redemption, a character named Red (played by Morgan Freeman) speaks to new inmate Heywood (William Sadler) about a prisoner who’s been serving there a long time… “The man’s been in here fifty years, Heywood. Fifty years! This is all he knows. In here, he’s an important man. He’s an… Continue reading Life ‘on the outside’ is scary