February 25, 2021
Sarah Bell

You Gotta Have Faith

In the immortal words of George Michael, you gotta have faith. Well, George, sometimes its not that easy is it? My understanding of what faith ‘IS’ has been evolutionary. It...

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February 18, 2021
Sarah Bell

Know Better

We observe how when a spotlight is directed on one thing, the surrounding objects are cast into relative darkness. It is the intervention of the spotlight that creates the dynamic...

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February 11, 2021
First National Byron

Like a Love Song, Sorta

I’ve been counselling a friend lately through the nasty end of a relationship and in the advent of Valentine’s Day, it’s given me pause to reflect on love.  The view...

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December 17, 2020
First National Byron

It Rains, It Pours

We’re in water. As the big wet sets into our valley, I began to meditate on rain. Scientifically, the water cycle is fairly easy to comprehend as a workflow of...

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December 3, 2020
First National Byron

Friends

Wednesday nights at 7.30pm was a sacred time when I was growing up. It was reserved for catching up with my 6 friends who lived in Manhattan and hung out...

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November 20, 2020
First National Byron

Certainty and Understanding

The circus of 2020 continues to roll on and demonstrate that with a complete lack of certainty – some people react by becoming dangerously certain of things, just to make...

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November 5, 2020
First National Byron

The Antidote

It’s nice to be back after a short break in programming, and I bring hope because we seriously need it. There is a word for the particular type of melancholy...

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August 27, 2020
First National Byron

Pure Joy

Joie de vivre is a French phrase that is thrown around by Francophiles to justify the indulgence of an almond croissant, but there is much more to the philosophy than...

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August 20, 2020
First National Byron

Community Pillar

There is a Latin word ‘Com’ which means ‘together. You’ll find it in words like companion, common, community, compassion, and even ‘company’. There are a few pages in the dictionary...

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August 7, 2020
First National Byron

Cherishing Choice

If the hardships of 2020 have taught us anything, it is to cherish all of the things we took for granted – back before anyone knew what a Coronavirus was....

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