Over Easter I was privileged to join the Moderator’s Easter Pilgrimage to Oodnadatta. My family and I traveled to Coober Pedy, then on to Oodnadatta. The travel itself was pretty intense – 12+ hours with 3 kids under 8, with the last 3 hours of that on a dirt road. But that was nothing […]Read more "Oodnadatta"
On Sunday May 17, 2015, one of history’s great TV shows finished. The brilliant, thoughtful, poignant, funny, deep, jarring…I’m running out of adjectives… Mad Men Mad Men, for those many, many people who haven’t watched it, charts a map of America through the 60’s as lived out by the creative director of the fictional Stirling-Cooper […]Read more "A Beautiful Mine: Mourning the end of Mad Men"
By Jen Wardrop So now I’ve hit the thirties I can officially say I made it through my twenties! Mike and I were talking last night about how hard it is to be a Christian through your 20’s (not to mention your teens). I was going to say how hard it is sometimes, but let’s […]Read more "Guest Post: Surviving your 20’s as a Christian"
Let’s start from the start: Halloween has no place in Australia. It has no historic meaning or significance unless you work for Cadbury’s, Nestle or Allen’s. Come on. We were all thinking it. But now that we have that out of the way, let’s face reality. Halloween has become an easily marketable, attractive day for young […]Read more "Should I let my teenager go trick-or-treating?"
Every couple weeks I write a blurb for The Journey’s weekly email. Hope you enjoy them as I publish them here as well! Spring has sprung with a vengeance. The weather is sunny, the sky is clear. Birds are singing, people are recovering from colds faster and it makes it hard to stay angry […]Read more "Weekly Email: The Sprunging of Spring"