Peggy Spencer

Peggy Spencer is an active member of her parish church, St. John the Baptist, in Fern Tree Gully near Melbourne, Australia. Though not a "professional" writer, Peggy has always loved writing.


6 posts

    "Thomas Merton, noted that although Jesus was born in a stable far removed from the hub of power and influence, he is still more easily recognised by the culturally marginalised and the poor.   Merton said: “His peace is with those others for whom there is no room.”"...

    "These large and small acts, given freely, are what bind communities together.   Volunteering is helping, not hiring; giving, not taking; contributing, not counting the cost"...

    "Prayer is one of the greatest antidotes against recurring problems.    " Throughout his life, Jesus continually told the people: ”Do not be afraid.   Do not be anxious. Do not be worried.   I bring you tidings of great joy”. "...

    "The question stumped one of the most famous philosophers of the 20th century, yet we continue to ask it:   what is the meaning of life?"...

    ""“God speaks to us all the time and in many ways, but it requires spiritual discernment to hear God’s voice, see what God sees, and read the signs in daily life.” (Henri Nouwen)"...

    "Soon we will be celebrating the true gift of Christmas – joy - as we welcome the birth of the infant child. " But what does "joy" mean?...

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