Over Epiphanytide there is a custom to bless the home with a prayer and chalking in the year and initials of the wise men who journeyed over a long distance to meet the Christ-child. This custom is about welcoming the Christ-child and the unknown visitor into your home. Using the blessed chalk (I still have... Continue Reading →
Importance of History
"And let thy feet millenniums hence be set in midst of knowledge" Tennyson
Are you busy?
It seemed like a simple question, and yet I was frozen on the spot...how could I answer? It wasn’t the kind of enquiry which might result in a request of some sort, but rather an extension of “how are you?” Thoughts came crashing all around me like a huge wave...am I busy enough? Or am... Continue Reading →
Most of this week I have accompanied a parish retreat with the Community of Saint Mary the Virgin in Wantage. It is always a privilege to take time out of the busyness of life, but even more so when supporting others in that. It has been a wonderful opportunity to explore or embrace a focus... Continue Reading →
Lift up your hearts
#693 #middayeucharist with #stpaulscathedraldundee was a lovely #oasis in the busyness of the past few weeks #liftupyourhearts
#682 #findingbeauty in our new #suburban surroundings...perhaps not as picturesque as Cuddesdon, but there was something lovely about this #sunset at the #naturereserve
#678 #newhome #newstudy #newbookcases All very exciting to be building a new home and getting settled - loving the feeling of #godspeace and #godspresence in my study.
Darkness into light
#639 "You, O Lord, are my lamp; you turn our darkness into light." The #light and #peace of Jesus be with you.
#609 #day25 of #lentchallenge with @bible_society #peace as #serenespace and #tranquility - essential to life!