dealing with grief

February 9, 2017

Every week I spend time with people who are carrying the burden of grief. I know that there is little I can do or say to ease the pain. While I learnt some grief theory and pastoral practice in seminary, and for thirty years as a priest have accompanied people…

perspective

June 2, 2010

One of the most effective stories I use is borrowed from Robert Wicks, an American…

lots of weather

May 28, 2010

I once heard a visitor to New Zealand say that New Zealanders always seem to…

slow food

May 25, 2010

It doesn’t take much to get me thinking about food and wine.Much of…