A very helpful article about abuse in relationships by Becky Castle Miller. The exercise of power in an abusive way is the complete opposite of being a disciple of Jesus. Some quotes: Sometimes women are being abused and don’t realize it, because their male partners are not ripping down cabinets and leaving bruises. It’s important …

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For publication in our local paper this week. A reflection on White Ribbon Day. Another White Ribbon Day has come and gone. The day challenges us to acknowledge that, for a significant portion of Mount Gambier’s population, home is not a place of security and nurture, but a place of fear and abuse.While the day …

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Somehow I found Tanya Riches’ blog a while ago. The articles reflect a personal perspective on sociological issues in Australian culture and Christianity. This confronting article about the stories of indigenous women in Australia unfolds remarkable resilience in unthinkable circumstances, and hopes for a culture where the abused will be believed and supported. The carnations …

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