Assignments and Calling

The very word "assignment" casts my mind (way) back to high school. Nothing used to strike fear into senior students more than a maths assignment handed out by Mr Payne. The assignments were always notoriously difficult, and with trembling we would cast our eyes over the requirements and inwardly groan, knowing there was a high likelihood …

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Destination Home

The longest dead straight road on the planet is found in Australia. It stretches 1100 kilometres (684 miles) across the Nullarbor Plain between South and West Australia. There's no way you can get lost because there are literally no detours. Aussies call it the Nullar-boring, because of its lack of visual stimulation! Sometimes we expect …

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The Contentment Stealer

What would you say is one of the greatest contentment stealers? Here are some clues to one: Everyone does it. We naturally and developmentally begin to do this from the age of about five. It's particularly prevalent during our adolescent identity-forming years. There is a healthy version of this thing and an unhealthy version. The …

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To the Tired Ones

The Queensland premier opened our interstate borders one week prior to Christmas and we have gone from a handful of covid cases to nearly 200,000 cases in less than a month. There are chronically ill and immune compromised folk who are opting for self-imposed isolation because they do not feel safe out in the community. …

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