This piece is not so much about ‘yes’ or ‘no’, but about the truth of what has taken place beyond sides and proposals.Beyond the referendum itself there is much to learn about where Australia is at socially, culturally and politically.
He has always been speaking for himself - since the beginning of time. Our first lesson, when God handed over to us the keys to his life, was this – ‘Do not bite into the worldly knowledge that will be offered to you by the worldly princes. Should you do that, I will suffer.’
Australia's troubled past could be a gateway to love, rather than an obstacle. Life and and the sacred land we walk upon want us to be guided by love and united in oneness. (Extract taken from 'When Tears Fall on the Red Dirt', p 2-3, 2018)
Religions weaken and limit God's right to authority and sovereignty over his own life. They have greedily divided God among themselves, guaranteeing he would be kept at arms length from the abusive world we have created. Conditional expression is the way of life that honours God. It honours and acknowledges all God's direct messengers, but honours Jesus as the true living Word of God. the embodiment of what honouring God should look and feel like.
'As the first school term draws nearer to its close, with education a mess and the lives of our children flooded with violence, anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicide...' This is the sentence that opens this piece. Our children speak to the world that is failing them in many ways, including these things listed here.
'When it comes to helping us measure our capacity for genuine love and compassion, our families are perfect. They show us who we really are. They will reveal if we are hateful, self-righteous or judgemental. Or if it is truly love we carry in our hearts.'