On a cold autumn Sunday afternoon some 25 intrepid interested folk arrived at the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation at Abbotsford. We were setting off - braving the elements, the cyclists and other walkers to travel along the Birrarung. Elder Uncle Dave Wandin, a member of the Wurundjeri Corp led us in [...]
In NAIDOC week, I invite us to listen to the voices of First Nations people talking about spirituality. I quote from Garry Deverell's book "Gondwana Theology" and Aunty Denise Champion's book "Anaditj" And I refer to Paul's speech in Athens from Acts 17.
A reflection on the Ascension of Christ from Acts 1:1-11. I put the story of the Ascension alongside the themes of the book "Healing Haunted Histories" by Elaine Enns and Ched Myers - an exploration of the healing work needing to be done by settler peoples.