Thoughts
Sharon Hollis's 2016 University of Divinity Graduation Address
Acknowledgement of country Thank you to the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor for the invitation to give this address I am grateful for the prompt this invitation provided to reflect on back on my own journey into theological education and what I have gained from theological education. My journey begun in a…

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Shelter, suffering and a Monet Weeping Willow
At the end of a very long week I had a day off and went to Claude Monet’s Garden exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria. The beauty was almost overwhelming; so much light and colour. Despite all this light and colour the painting that has stayed with me is…

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Indifference and leadership
The last little while I have spent quite a bit of time thinking and talking about indifferent leadership.  Indifferent leadership is not leadership that doesn’t care. Rather it is leadership that seeks to care more about the process than the outcome. This means that if I am exercising indifferent leadership…

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Learning from my own mistakes
I had to email someone today to say I couldn’t do something I had previously said I would do. I hate doing this as I value competency and trustworthiness in myself. As I sent the email I thought about how it was that I had gotten to this position and…

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