today

To you who wake up this morning to the terrible realisation that yesterday wasn’t a nightmare but a reality, who walk the streets to work and wonder how the world goes on so easily, obliviously, who grieve the loss of a world where normal seemed possible, who are paying the ultimate price for hoping for…

wishing you could join us at the table, kirk

Today marks the first anniversary of Kirk Robson’s death. Kirk was remarkable. He was an actor, musician, producer… he embodied reconciliation and justice… he was simply brilliant company.

Kirk died in a car accident while travelling to a remote indigenous community in the Northern Territory, where he was to help produce a community theatre production. It was such a huge shock, an unspeakable reality. It was impossible to believe that someone so alive could be dead. In some attempt to find a way through the horror of those first days, we held a very simple and intimate eucharist one night for family and friends. This was the liturgy for that worship:…