An Earth Communion

Earth Communion We are first introduced to the steady beat of the β€˜Gaia’ Life-force (Violin and Mallet) and the sustained presence of the Land (Didgeridoo).Β A wheat Seed (Clarinet) lies dormant in the dark ground.It responds to the Life-force and begins its struggle of transformation.The Sun (Flute) rises and sets, each day bringing warmth to the …

🌐 World Service #9, Peace. October 12, 2021

In this episode: Listen to the Music, featuring Tom Johnston (Doobie Brothers), Playing for Change. Let’s Go Whale Watching! A Poem that was read by Charlie Chaplain at his 70th Birthday. Film Chat: ‘Ride the Eagle’. Peace Train, featuring Cat Stephens, Playing for Change. I reckon understanding peace as the absence of war probably doesn’t …

Greetings to the Muslim Community on the Eve of Ramadan and in response to the Tragedy in Norway

Assalamu Alaykum! The chaplains at Flinders University of the Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, and Pagan faiths bring greetings to the Muslim Community at Flinders on the eve of Ramadan. We recognise the contributions you make to the Australian community and particularly the university community and our sincere hope is that you will be successful in …

Dom Helder Camara and the Arab Spring Uprising.

I had the good fortune to meet Dom Helder Camara, Archbishop of Olinda and Recife in north-east Brazil, in the 80’s. He lived with no lock on his door. The incident of the hit-man from the military government, who had come to kill him in the night, being overpowered by his welcoming embrace and deep …