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Reflections Eliza at The Hideout specialty coffee shop hands Bishop Jeremy his morning coffee Reflections

Lessons from a benevolent barista

“Two days later I returned. Halfway to the counter, I was greeted by a smiling barista with, ‘Hello, Jeremy! A latte today?’ I realised in that moment that I had found my new favourite café. What a difference it makes when someone remembers your name, welcomes you and makes you feel like you belong,” says Bishop Jeremy Greaves

St Martin’s Residential Aged Care resident Catherine meeting Queen Elizabeth II in London in the 1980s
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When "Reenie met the Queenie": two women with extraordinary lives

A patron to over 500 charities in Britain and having fundraised over £1.4 billion, Queen Elizabeth II is well-known for her philanthropic work. During her life, she also celebrated those who shared her passion, taking the time to meet and personally thank people doing incredible things for their communities. One of these people is Anglicare St Martin’s Residential Aged Care resident Catherine, affectionately known as “Reenie”

Reflections

Lessons in collaboration from a vintage cartoon

“Ultimately Justice League is a story about finding collective strength through helping others and receiving help from others. The specific, often curious, vulnerabilities of the Super Friends characters show that we all need help sometimes,” says The Rev’d Cameron Freese from East Redland Anglicans

Features

To Moldova with love

“The local Moldovans were Christians from different denominations. Their willingness to risk their lives for fellow Moldovans and Ukrainian refugees set a new bar for servant leadership. I was also inspired by how they banded together despite their theological or liturgical differences to focus on what was important – caring for others,” says Gold Coast nurse-paramedic and Christian Helen Zahos

The Baru Beat

Oh, the Places You'll Go (in a 4x4)!

“In our Meals on Wheels group there is a dearth of four-wheel-drives, so my Meals on Wheels partner and I were allocated the difficult delivery in question. My first delivery was very challenging. The road access was narrow, rough, awkward and definitely unsuited to conventional vehicles,” says BMF deacon The Rev’d Loretta Tyler-Moss from The Parish of Brisbane Valley