Lenten reflections

By KAREL REUS Lenten reflection one Mark 8:31-34 31 Then he began to teach them that the Son of Man must undergo great suffering, and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed, and aft

A new way

Margaret Gambold shares her faith through verse and image.

A spacious hope

In this short poem, Gospel Ralte reflects on the resilience of refugees and asylum seekers searching for a new life that is free from persecution.

There are rules…

By Karel Reus  Hey Poet, there are rules, you know! Our world is built on logic, chains of causes and effects, invariant laws, structures, deductions and conclusions.

Married to the mob

A poem dedicated to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and their kin by Russell Hawkins

Meditation on the UCA 40th Anniversary

Karel Reus, a member of Armadale Uniting Church wrote this prayer and meditation for the congregation’s service of recognition for the UCA’s 40th anniversary.


JUMPING OUT THE CHRISTENDOM BOX  (1) (A Spirit Pilgrimage) i have lived my years within the overarching umbrella of Christendom worn-down to the rusting wires by now but still THERE as a controlling spirit for close to

On doubt

In March, the Justice and International Mission Unit hosted a Social Justice Forum at Aitken College. The theme explored during the day was “Our Global Neighbour.