Category Archives: really seeing creation

Hearing without Language

A stroke patient whom I nursed years ago, couldn’t speak clearly. I felt her frustration in trying to make her wishes known to the busy staff; she’d been a nurse herself. Every time she needed help, I’d listen carefully, run … Continue reading

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Never out of Contact

As I left the house, the bright sun shone from the east and I felt its warmth on my back. We’d been living in this suburb for two days now and I wanted to see some more of it. I … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Wattlebird

As I ate my breakfast, I heard some wattlebirds scrawking outside amongst the bright golden trumpets of the Tecoma bush. I clapped my hands by the glass door to encourage them to take their racket elsewhere. They only flew away to the claret ash and came … Continue reading

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A Puzzle in the Bush

   We tramped the bush tracks and I marvelled at the endless variety in nature. I thought of the different creatures we’d seen on our walk and began to meditate aloud. ‘They’re all unique’, I said to my companions. ‘If I … Continue reading

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