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"
Response: Stay with us Lord on our journey. For Rita, who in baptism was given the gift of eternal life with Christ. May she now be in the company of the saints who inspired her throughout her life. And so we pray… For Rita, who throughout her whole life was sustained by the bread of […]Read more "For Rita"
My place of work just so happens to be an enchanting world of creative story sharing and imagination. One particular day I was reading with a group of 3/4 year olds and we were exploring the topic of Owls and woodland creatures. Whilst reading the book Wow! Said the Owl by Philip Hopgood we arrived at […]Read more "“There are no stars in my sky”"