Every choice has a consequence, like a pebble in a pond. Each word has a ripple effect that builds others up or tears them down. Each action has an aftermath that draws us closer to our spouse, or creates a chasm that divides.
The Australian diver, who’s just brought home bronze in the Commonwealth Games 10 metre platform synchronized diving, has a strong Christian faith. It’s the thing that’s kept him focused, in the gruelling and sometimes heart-crushing world of elite sport.
Imagine a paper chain, made up of bright yellow festival wrist bands, stretching more than five kilometres long. On each of those looped wrist bands, is a message: a prayer to God, written by an ordinary Australian, about something they want to see changed for the better.