$5.90 and it’s gone When I think of world poverty and the vast opportunity we as a collective have to make a difference. My mum reminded me many times before she died at ninety-three years of age, a story that typifies the extreme changes to our family when we migrated to Australia in 1968. Within […]Read More Who deserves what? I’m about to sip a coffee that 3 billion people have to work two days for
Pic taken in Karatha while on a trail walk, marvelling at creation and our beautiful red earth up in this part of the world. Religion, Government and Corporations have taken the high ground for generations, lifting their version of enlightenment to the world. Where does God fit in when we humans believe we have no […]Read More My faith in God increases as religion, government and greedy corporations fail
Pic taken in a lane-way along side a public park in Wellington NZ. Years ago I attended a community meeting held by leaders of a youth program. Local council officials, police, landlords and property managers like myself were among the group. It was an opportunity for a youth program to work with local graffiti artists […]Read More Graffiti and street art; One protests against the system, the other adapts and influences the system.
It’s a natural tendency to lose touch of the working class person or the battler the busier we get and the more reliant we become on advisors. The crowd starts to fade and the information we receive becomes generic. Generic information is how we become complacent and lose the confidence of the masses. The temptation […]Read More When we lose touch of the masses, we become desensitised and make foolish decisions
“I don’t motivate people, I am motivated” Painting was completed by a young man, Mark Bruning who works within the construction industry. The painting was a mascot for a non existent club we created called ‘Motivation Club’. Mark an aspiring artist was stirred or motivated to hone the gift he already had towards a purpose. […]Read More Motivation is an inside job, so don’t throw pearls to pigs
With city councils costs rising dramatically, wouldn’t they be truly heroic if they offer a surprise to their residents by eliminating any further hikes on rates for the next few years. I took this pic at a teaching lesson at Shalom House by its founder. Men ready to make a difference as they turn their […]Read More Smart opportunity for a city council – Putting Perth on the world map if they dare to lead
Don’t be tempted by the gifts of the wealthy, ordinary people united can make a difference by their gifts that come in the humble form of seed offerings. We’ll often hear about those that have given large amounts of money towards great causes, which is noble for sure. We don’t often connect the commitment of […]Read More Generosity is not an amount, it’s a commitment beyond us