Nourishment of correspondence by letter Working from home Joy of choosing magazines Puzzling patterns Fragility of life A regular visitor Companionship Bow down and worship Wisdom of trees Crocuses Golden hour Rainbow of hope The unknown road ahead Potting on Waking from a long sleep Birthday - not birthday - cake Awe and wonder Self-examination... Continue Reading →
Looking back and looking forwards This week marked the beginning of lent, that time where typically Christians enter into a time of self-examination and penitence. As I prepared for a short online Ash Wednesday service, I was reminded of how much we have all sacrificed over the last twelve months...when thinking about 'giving something up,'... Continue Reading →
There I stood at the door unaware my presence was already known, confused that I was expected, yet basking in the scent of baking bread beckoning me home. The cooking pot on the stove was larger than I had ever seen, animatedly exhaling the scent of pure love, bowed adoration bubbling from within. The radio... Continue Reading →
On the third Sunday of Epiphany our gospel reading is an account of the wedding in Cana. Mary, the mother of Jesus, as well as Jesus and his disciples, were present at the wedding...as were a number of other guests, yet the wine had run out. The wedding is centre stage for Jesus' first miracle.... Continue Reading →
This year I have joined 52 Frames as a way to both stretch my photography, but also to further my own discipline to see differently. As soon as the New Year turned I found myself reading and writing for an essay, and I was completely inspired by Zoë Bennett's Using the Bible in Practical Theology... Continue Reading →
In the second week of our photography challenge I was aiming to see the world through God's lens - I often try this prayerfully, and get captivated by small details, rather than overly concerned with aspects which frustrate or dishearten me...my heart has been absolutely gladdened by the simple things this week!
These photographs represent the first week of our Advent Photography Challenge - where is God in these photographs? Where is the anticipation of Advent? What words do they make you think of?
Today is the first Sunday of Advent...a time where we begin to watch and wait for the light and hope that the Christ-child brings as God with us. It's a time of anticipation and expectation; a time of journey with change around the corner...these themes seem to be important for such times as these. Watching... Continue Reading →