The True Meaning of Service

The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others Albert Schweitzer Here we are on the last day of 2022 and another year is almost over. In a matter of hours we will be wishing everyone a Happy New Year, setting resolutions we probably won't keep … Continue reading The True Meaning of Service

The Village Roses

Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. Hans Christian Anderson If the Covid Pandemic has taught us anything, it is that happiness, mental wellbeing and quality of life is not found in wealth, social status or even in the office, but in deep connection with family, friends and … Continue reading The Village Roses

Carers Week 2021 – Millions of Reasons to Care

“Carers are an essential part of our health system. They are the foundation of our aged, disability, palliative, and community care systems.” Every year 2.65 million Australian carers perform 2.2 billion hours of unpaid care. There are many reasons why a person may become a carer - disability, mental illness, chronic conditions, terminal illness and … Continue reading Carers Week 2021 – Millions of Reasons to Care

Living with Dignity

Today, December 3rd, is the International Day of People with Disability. It is an annual event designed to “increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions.” Each year there is a specific theme, and this year, quite appropriately, it is “Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible … Continue reading Living with Dignity