Our reflection in others…

Peter the disciple reflected in others Stained glass windows go with the territory of being a priest with a multi-parish benefice. This particular window is a prominent reminder of God’s call on my life - St Peter keeps cropping up along the way. Also though, I can see in myself some of the qualities of... Continue Reading →

Revolutionary Respect for Women

There are two situations which I have felt prayerfully close to this week: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in court in Iran faced with a second set of charges; and the gender-based violence which has seen so many women speak out this week following the murder of Sarah Everard. Perhaps these two situations have nothing in common; one... Continue Reading →

Photographic Journal: February

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 →

A time to examine ourselves

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 →

The Kitchen Table

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 →

‘Do whatever he tells you’

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 →

Advent 2

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!

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