Welcome to Tarella Spirituality. Here you will read my musings and reflections as I try to find the God dimension in everyday issues, relationships and experiences.
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Cloud-walking is like reaching for the stars. Something draws us but we just can’t seem to grasp it. We want to believe that the sky is the limit – if only I could get out of the rut I’m in. We share our yearnings with a friend or a partner – and they tell you to get your head out of the clouds. Talk that goes beyond the day to day stuff is uncomfortable. There is even a suspicion that you’re depressed or maybe you’ve ‘got religion’. Read more
The New Testament is punctuated with stories about nameless women whose voices have been muffled over the centuries by layers of male interpretation. Because the focus was so strongly on Jesus, women like the Samaritan woman he met at the well, the woman bent over by an un-named illness and the woman referred to as a Canaanite have been passed by, unnoticed and seemingly unimportant. More
A Nameless Woman is a Gospel reflection for the Twentieth Sunday of Year A. You’ll find it on the Connexions page.