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“The earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it”

“Birds often give me solace, including a wedge-tailed eagle after the violent death of a cousin; encouragement from black cockatoos at the closing of a Kairos Outside prison ministry weekend; affirmation from bulbuls outside my house in Dodoma after my arrival and upon my departure,” says Marilyn Wright from St Bartholomew’s, Mt Gravatt, as the Season of Creation continues

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Rough sleeper chews the climate cud

“I think I have some unique insights about the climate because I have been sleeping in it for nearly 30 years in Queensland. I have noticed that there is less rain than before, but when it does rain, it rains a lot. And, the storms are much more severe. And, winters? What winters?” reflects Brisbane rough sleeper, Sean Higgins

St Andrew's, South Brisbane parishioner Jon Eastgate assisted with the flood clean-up in March 2022 when the homes of his Fairfield neighbours were submerged
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“These weather events are turning points in people’s lives”

“We moved stuff upstairs. The lights went out. We headed for higher ground, and there we stayed for five days. We were lucky because we had just a couple of inches of water in the rooms we had emptied. Our neighbours, a few metres down the hill, were not so lucky,” says Jon Eastgate from St Andrew’s, South Brisbane

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Mum On A Mission

With the ongoing drought and recent bushfires in our Western Region, proud WestMAC mum Mandy Bower-van Deventer organises water drives for families and school children in and around Stanthorpe through ‘Mum On A Mission’