|THE MITRE -THE BISHOP'S SYMBOLIC HEADDRESS WITH ITS TWO "HORNS " REPRESENTING THE NEW AND THE OLD TESTAMENTS, IS SAID TO HAVE BEEN ORIGINALLY WORN WITH THE " HORNS" ON EITHER SIDE OF THE HEAD AFTER THE MANNER OF CERTAIN JEWISH HIGH PRIESTS|
|CATERPILLAR D9 BULLDOZER - RIPPER AT REAR IN RAISED POSITION|
The Sees of Hobart and Canberra- Goulburn are available and vacant respectively, and the See of Wilcannia Forbes, which has been vacant for some time, is also considered a prospect for a carve-up and amalgamation with other Sees.
Delay is distressing in these cases , and allows for much mischief by dissident vested interests in the respective ecclesiastical bureaucracies in the intervening period.
Yet if human self interest is to trump the call to serve Christ , we can only expect the Evil One to have a field day.We need heroes of God to step up , and in the old Navy terms, to respond " Ready, Aye, Ready!" Maybe the wrong people are being asked , perhaps some have been deemed too conservative, when that is just the strong medicine we need - even at the cost of stirring up the opposition of those who are astray.
And, in only 300 days Broken Bay , with all it woes and errors, will also need to be filled - and what a bureaucracy there for the Caterpillar to handle!