Vegan and why would I choose this? Recognising my Tasmanian heritage. With a history of shooting and fishing.

I wrote this on request three years ago for someone else. Everyday Ethics: The Challenges of Being Vegan Monday, 1 June 2015  | Scott Wilson The term vegan was coined by Donald Watson in 1944. It is defined as a way of living, which excludes all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, the animal kingdom, …

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Hidden Benefits of Volunteering and how we can help our communities.

  “You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.” ~Winston Churchill I have continued volunteering since my late twenties. Realistically, it all started with Scouts as a kid. I don’t have space here to record all my volunteering roles. However, I am going to talk about the …

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Why would God let me have pain and sufferings?

How did God help me with back pain and Bipolar? What were the essential spiritual insights aiding my progress? Firstly, God has not healed my degenerative L4 and L5 discs. Nore did He present some radical cure or supernatural move instantly alleviating my desolation. Nevertheless, he placed on my heart to start walking every day. The …

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Never give up, literacy challenges can be overcome.

I grew up in Tasmania and spent my childhood in the country. Consequently, occupying my time with activities like camping, fishing and shooting. Education was not something that had any emphasis or priority. Furthermore, my grandfather who I spent lots of time with told me not to worry about school. He was a farmer sheerer …

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