Well, the week before Christmas is upon us. Allen and I have travelled north to be with our family as we commemorate the one year anniversary of the death of baby Ada.
As I write my final Blog as Director of Schools I trust you will forgive me for reflecting a little on the journey that being a Director is and for acknowledging my sincere thanks to all those who have supported me throughout the last 9 years.
Less than two weeks remain before we greet the child Jesus who came into the world so that we might have life to the full.
A birth, a baby in imminent danger; a dangerous journey and a homeland left behind; a beckoning light in the darkness; an inspirational child and a humble family again at peace.
If someone described the above elements to you, what story would spring most readily to your mind?
“We decide who is coming here.” Malcolm Turnbull must have been hoping to gain both the conservative chops and the electoral success of former Prime Minister John Howard when he uttered these words in defence of his plans to ban asylum seekers who have arrived in Australia on boats from ever entering Australia.