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from Cory Taylor's Dying, a memoir

To envy the life of the alternative me…seems like the purest kind of folly.

Actually, I had a powerful feeling that she had long ago fled the scene…And I realised that this was probably nothing more than the price she had to pay for wandering so far from the place where she was born, that at some stage there was a point beyond which belonging was no longer an option. 88 more words

On Belonging & Familiarity

Five and a half years ago, I walked into the Xavier’s first quad along with my best friend full of hope and joy at leaving my small suburb behind. 947 more words

My Views


I said, ‘Oh, that I had the wings of a dove! I would fly away and be at rest. I would flee far away and stay in the wilderness; I would hurry to my place of shelter, far from the tempest and the storm.'” Psalm 55:6-8…

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Why we put our house on the market with no new home plans

“A cold coming we had of it,
Just the worst time of the year
For a journey, and such a long journey:
The ways deep and the weather sharp, 1,203 more words

Personal Growth

The First Time You Meet Me

When you meet me for the first time, please don’t ask me, “Where are you from?” Don’t ask me, “What do you do for a living? 330 more words



The notes for the sermon this morning at a service of Baptism with Eucharist at All Saints. The readings: Acts 19: 1 -7   Paul in Ephesus and… 661 more words

Finding the Beauty in Being Yourself

“I don’t want to stand out anymore.  Why can’t I be like everyone else?  Why does everyone else seem like they are confident while I’m over here faking it?  915 more words