'What 1 Corinthians 12 insists is that we cannot give ourselves to the work of grace apart from giving ourselves to a community that gathers in defiance of the desire for authority and its associated virtues—decency, dignity, and honor.'
Having lived a life of intimate involvement and vital necessity - a life of women’s work - she stands as a monument which cries out in distress to heaven. For, as Gunn writes, “salt is [also] tears, anguish for the women and children of Sodom.”
'That is the task. If not now, when? If not us, who?'
'It seems that our female nurses are almost forced to make a choice between their career and their family and I cannot help but wonder how many male nurses are required to make such a choice'
factory workers are treated like machines. They are counted, rather than named. They are trained with documents that read like software programs, under the assumption that sufficient training will create high quality, repeatable products. This is...
'When you control the narrative, the context, the output, and what you are prepared to provide and not provide it has left the realm of service. You have a product...'
Between 1992 and 2012 there was a 15-fold increase in opioid dispensing in Australia
'The mental health toll of the marriage equality survey is still being researched. I watched my clients’ depression and anxiety skyrocket through sky-written messages of "Vote No"...'
Conversations that ask difficult questions about the good in terms of ethics and morality, personal and social wellbeing require reflective consideration over time. They are anathema to models that require the minimisation of inputs in order to...