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.


33 posts

    "The death of some-one close to us, some-one with whom we have shared most of our lives must yield some of life’s rawest pain."...

    "The story of Jesus’ passion is not an attempt to answer the question ‘Why do people have to suffer?’   It does, however, proclaim a fundamental truth.   Jesus did not come to prevent human suffering, but rather to consume it with his presence."...

    Thoughts about the late Australian autumn. "Thankfully, as I am growing older, I am learning, finally, that the seasons of our lives, so similar to those of nature, do not always follow in the same order.  "...

    "Greed, to a certain degree, is part of everyone’s make-up, whether we are well-off or struggling, whether we opt for a simple life or whether we pursue the almighty dollar. "...

    "I honestly think that God does not expect us to believe without our questioning anything that is outside our understanding.   Surely our faith is only worthwhile if it is not afraid to question. "...

    "When we find ourselves confronted with our own weaknesses, we need to remember that God is calling us to be patient and to see ourselves as he does, with unconditional love."...

    "Without a doubt, 2020 has been a year of uncertainty, despair, gloom and doom, but let us look forward to the coming year with renewed hope, faith, joy, love and normality once again."...

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