General Synod Musings

Having been in the Diocese of Peterborough for a little over a year now, I did not expect to be elected to General Synod. Amazingly, I was though, and I remain completely humbled by the result - for more information, and to hold me to account, please find my electoral address here: Morna Simpson_General Synod... Continue Reading →

Broken beauty

Broken... I had a really interesting discussion around beauty recently. It's something that I often wonder about, with regards to photography. I find it so much easier to 'receive' photographs in the natural environment, and find myself feeling less inspired in urban areas. I think so much of this is down to perceptions of beauty...yet... Continue Reading →

A blessed Holy Saturday in lockdown…

Whispers of the hope of Easter It has struck me over the Triduum (Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday) that our emotions in this current state of lockdown are perhaps heightened to something more like that of the disciples as they watched Jesus, and all of their hopes, crucified all of those years ago.... Continue Reading →

Christ in you and Christ in me

#553 Community Community church Community church in context Community church in context with Christ at the centre Christ in you and Christ in me Christ crucified and died - why? To collapse the corrupt, cold and contemptuous To carry those who are cleaned out, companionless or crying out To give courage to the collective regardless... Continue Reading →

Light a candle

#513 #morningprayer #lightacandle for those who #strugglingtoday and over the Christmas period. May they know the #peaceandloveofchrist Amen. 

I’m gonna’ look twice

#368 A further #exploration of our area took us on a walk to #iffleylock - an area which was scenic and held solitude and companionship alongside each other. My attention was taken by the water, which mirrors back what surrounds it. We probably look at our #reflection in the mirror a number of times a... Continue Reading →


#343 For the past few nights I have sung #compline with someone very dear who has now departed in peace. #nuncdimittis Night prayers seemed very lonely tonight but I #pray that with Christ she may rest in peace and rise in glory.

#235 #deadwood led me to reflect more deeply on the theme of #identity at a #quietday in #dioceseofleicester yesterday. Thinking about our identity in #christ and our future identity as deacons and priests made me think about my core. When a tree is cut down age-defining rings give an idea of how old the tree... Continue Reading →

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