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Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 55: Christmas Visitors.

REFLECTIONS & ENCOURAGEMENTS: understanding and growing through the covid-19 challenge. Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 55: Christmas Visitors. I have always enjoyed visitors. Some, like my grand-father, were expected each Sunday for lunch. Others came unexpectedly, and even though they came bearing a bucketful of chokoes [nothing was ever thrown out in the 1960’s!] were [and…

Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 53: Sacrifice is essential for communal good.

REFLECTIONS & ENCOURAGEMENTS: understanding and growing through the covid-19 challenge. Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 53: Sacrifice is essential for communal good. The Victorian politician’s comment: that Victorians have sacrificed a lot was true, especially in the light of their wonderfully improved covid-19 infection rates. Our lives are built on the sacrifice of others. Parents working…

Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 49: Winners in advance!

REFLECTIONS & ENCOURAGEMENTS: understanding and growing through the covid-19 challenge. Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 49: Winners in advance! The various pandemic football seasons are done and dusted. The winners are happy, the vanquished hopefully over their losses, and the administrators, and State premiers, much relieved to have it finished. Of course there is still the…

Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 48: Perspective is everything.

REFLECTIONS & ENCOURAGEMENTS: understanding and growing through the covid-19 challenge. Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 48: Perspective is everything. As the pandemic continues relentlessly, especially in nations entering winter, anxiety, anger and waves of dissent directed mainly at those in government for acting or failing to do so, grows. A friend remarked to me recently, who…