At the moment my life feels a little unbalanced. I spend a lot of time running around sorting things out and reacting to day-to-day work challenges which sometimes makes me feel like i’m letting go of the thread that anchors me to a relatively sane mindset! Free writing has been a real outlet for this […]Read more "The Body’s Prayer"
Oh we’ve got to trust one another again in some essentials. Not the narrow little bargaining trust that says: I’m for you if you’ll be for me. – But a bigger trust, a trust of the sun that does not bother about moth and rust, and we see it shining in one another. Oh don’t […]Read more "Trust"
The past few months have been a whirlwind. I have a sense that my core flame needs a little stoking. How to do this? The First– Think. Deeply. Philosophical accompanier. Done. The Second– The written word. Read. Get lost. The Third– Physical. Run. Hard. Balance. Strong. The Fourth– Be present. Appreciate. Everyday. Beauty. The Fifth– […]Read more
Monday nights usually consist of a family gathering which includes, but is not limited too, Me, Mum, Grandad, Uncle, Auntie and Great Uncle. Of course the emergency chairs are brought out and we all pile around the table and share a meal and perhaps the odd glass of wine. A little sparse this evening with […]Read more "Family Tea 5/6/17"
The full text of Jean Vanier’s address as he collected the 2015 Templeton Prize This is the full text of the prepared remarks by Jean Vanier at the Templeton Prize Ceremony at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, on May 18: Good evening everyone: Reverend Doctor Sam Wells, Jennifer Templeton Simpson, Heather Templeton Dill, distinguished guests, ladies and […]Read more "The disabled are not a punishment of God but rather a path towards God"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_iY2RQWNzM Every age has its turn Every branch of the tree has to learn Learn to grow, find its way, Make the best of this short-lived stay Take this seed, take this spade Take this dream of a better day Take your time, build a home Build a place where we all can belong […]Read more "Every Age"