Transformation by Design
New website launched for The Gianna Centre on the day of their 10th anniversary. The Gianna Centre is a family support service for women, men and young people dealing with pregnancy, abortion and relationship issues. They offer planned and unplanned pregnancy support, as well as abortion loss and grief support. Visit http://www.gianna.org.au/ for more information.

New website launched for The Gianna Centre on the day of their 10th anniversary. The Gianna Centre is a family support service for women, men and young people dealing with pregnancy, abortion and relationship issues. They offer planned and unplanned pregnancy support, as well as abortion loss and grief support. Visit http://www.gianna.org.au/ for more information.

"Gaze upon Him, consider Him, contemplate Him, as you desire to imitate Him." - Saint Clare of Assisi  Image © Stephen B Whatley | Used with permission. www.flickr.com/stephenbwhatley www.stephenbwhatley.com

"Gaze upon Him, consider Him, contemplate Him, as you desire to imitate Him." - Saint Clare of Assisi Image © Stephen B Whatley | Used with permission. www.flickr.com/stephenbwhatley www.stephenbwhatley.com

For hours it rained and rained. The downpour was like a massive waterfall from the heavens and it was getting dark.  I was on my motor-bike and it gave up on me. I had no choice but to walk in the sheer darkness for many hours in thick mud.  Sometimes I would be on my knees to find my way. At this point I had lost all my sense of direction. My  fear of snakes, wildcats, crocodiles, lions was so tangible that I could even hear my heart thumping hard like crazy! I was feeling exhausted, afraid and slowly losing hope. The initial excitement of spreading the Good News was not exciting any more. I was literally drowning in my own lack of faith. Of course I prayed but the fear was so overwhelmingly powerful that it kept paralysing me.

Then I saw a light in the distance.

"There in their presence he was transfigured: his face shone like the sun and his clothes became as white as the light. Suddenly Moses and Elijah appeared to them; they were talking with him…"

"There in their presence he was transfigured: his face shone like the sun and his clothes became as white as the light. Suddenly Moses and Elijah appeared to them; they were talking with him…"

How many parents does it take to watch a #toddler!?! #honey #mess #feet #18mo #sticky #slate #pants #toes #family #iphone5 #photooftheday #webstapick

How many parents does it take to watch a #toddler!?! #honey #mess #feet #18mo #sticky #slate #pants #toes #family #iphone5 #photooftheday #webstapick

Another very cold #melbourne morning #car #window #ice #glass #weather #webstapick #photooftheday #abstract #iphone5 #nofilter

Another very cold #melbourne morning #car #window #ice #glass #weather #webstapick #photooftheday #abstract #iphone5 #nofilter

He refused to have an afternoon sleep! #toddler #asleep #dinner #family #18mo #iphone5 #webstapick #cute

He refused to have an afternoon sleep! #toddler #asleep #dinner #family #18mo #iphone5 #webstapick #cute

A busy carpark at www.monasteryhill.com.au #church #sacredheart #monasteryhill #window #glow #arch #cars #brick #catholic #melbourne

A busy carpark at www.monasteryhill.com.au #church #sacredheart #monasteryhill #window #glow #arch #cars #brick #catholic #melbourne

www.monasteryhill.com.au #cloister #arch #monasteryhill #sacredheart #church #croydon #retreat #catholic #melbourne (at Sacred Heart Catholic Church)

www.monasteryhill.com.au #cloister #arch #monasteryhill #sacredheart #church #croydon #retreat #catholic #melbourne (at Sacred Heart Catholic Church)

#church #monasteryhill #croydon #brick #sacredheart #bush #window #glow #iphone5  (at Sacred Heart Catholic Church)

#church #monasteryhill #croydon #brick #sacredheart #bush #window #glow #iphone5 (at Sacred Heart Catholic Church)