on judgement and understanding

I’m reading [and re-reading!] Bernard Schlink’s Guilt about the past at the moment. It’s seriously good. If you’ve read or seen The Reader, this is an exploration of the theoretical underpinnings to the novel. He writes about the intricacies of forgiveness, reconciliation and justice within the context of the Holocaust. The following quote has been…

there probably isn’t a happy ending – but that won’t stop us starting

I’ve been working over this last week to get ready for NCYC, a national youth convention organised by the Uniting Church, and few other things happening in the women’s prison and in the basement during the next 6 weeks. We’re curating a sacred space for 1400 people next Wednesday evening at NCYC – an extraordinarily…