Look for the helpers. When disaster strikes or difficulties occur, Mr Roger‘s mother told him to look for the helpers. “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, […]
I am not the best public speaker. I get scared talking in front of people. Just thinking about it does strange things to my stomach and chest. But in a couple of days I will be speaking at my first political event — a community forum in support of people who have fled conflict and […]
I was asked recently to share my experience of volunteering. And it led me to this post. I have never been politically active. I was always happy to stay in my lane. But when the Government cut Support Services to people who had no country, no home, traumatised by conflict and persecution, my heart broke. […]
We had a federal election in May. The result was a shock to many. The polls had been suggesting the more progressive Labor Party was going to win for a while. Instead they were defeated and we are now looking at another three years or so of a conservative government. There have been hundreds of […]
We were out and about in Chatswood campaigning. It was part of my fellowship program. Sweet kid. He wore the campaign t-shirt and manned the stall for a little bit because he loves me. And because he knew it was important. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday!
I was asked to attend a Civic Leaders meeting recently for a colleague who could not make it. It was in Auburn and held after hours. I could not get someone to look after my son in time. I left early to pick him up and he came with me. It was an important meeting. […]