Placement take two!

#383 Today has been the first day of's very different from my initial vision of busy urban setting as it's getting a little close to being rural with a village feel - could take me ever so slightly out of my comfort zone! All that said #day1 has involved an 8am #eucharist as sides... Continue Reading →

Light at the end…?

#322 The #chimney of the #bottlekiln is incredibly impressive! It made me think about #lightattheendofthetunnel Even when going through bad times, there will be light at the end!

A room with a view

#321 It's no wonder I have seen so many hospital patients taken to the window to look at the view - this is a #beautiful view of Derby! What do you see when you look across a city? What do you think about? What might you long for?

End of Office

#295 Finally the presidential staff has been passed on. I have been the President of the Common Room at college since October, and the initials on the staff are a testament of those who have gone before me. It has genuinely been a joy and a privilege, and I have loved every minute of it.... Continue Reading →

Ascension Day

#282 Today was #ascensionday, the day when Jesus ascended into heaven to be seated at the right hand of the Father. We had a truly lovely #eucharistservice at 7:30am in celebration and praise, and it was truly lovely. Grant, we pray, almighty God, that as we believe your only-begotten Son our Lord Jesus Christ to have... Continue Reading →

That Feeling of Falling…

#261 Yesterday I was in #birmingham and went to the #oldcustardfactory which has a number of lovely shops and exhibitions. One piece of art which was exhibited was of a number of people suspended from the ceiling, seemingly falling. This seemed to me to be making such a striking point about how individuals feel, and... Continue Reading →

#203 #toolsforthejob Whatever the task is, it is helpful to have the right tools, then to take the time to gather the relevant information. It is important not to rush…and I would say essential to #pray or #stillthemind so that you can #stayfocused on the task. My task for the next few days is to... Continue Reading →

#160 Amidst the festivities it seems that a number of people have suffered #bereavement in one form or another. For many, Christmas and New Year are stark reminders of loved ones who are no longer with us, of traditions no longer kept and places no longer visited. Tonight I #pray for all who have lost... Continue Reading →

#158 Great to be reminded of who God is, how He has been present in the world from the beginning, and continued to be present through #jesusourredeemer - thanks to @hannahdunnett I #pray that the love of the Word made flesh may enfold us, his joy fill our lives, his peace be in our hearts;... Continue Reading →

#107 On the eleventh day of the eleventh month at the start of the eleventh hour I #pray for all those who have lost in wars of the past and battles of the present. I pray for soldiers and civilians alike that they will rest in peace. For those of us left, I pray for... Continue Reading →

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