How easy it is to sit in judgement over other people's lives. We recently heard our own Prime Minister offering what seemed like a flippant judgement about the way in which some First Australians are living. By describing a whole way of being, anchored in spirituality, country and tradition as a ‘lifestyle choice’ demonstrated a lack of respect or appreciation for...

This week I had a deep and wide ranging conversation with a person of Jewish faith. We discussed sacred texts, theology, anti Semitism, understandings of Jesus and we talked about death. He told me a joke about a person who went to see their Rabbi when they were diagnosed with only 3 days to live. The Rabbi responded by saying: “Congratulations -...