From Sin to Pride…

Last weekend I watched Channel 4’s new five-part drama It’s a Sin and was incredibly moved by it - the emotion has really stayed with me throughout the week. The fact that the national response to AIDS was happening in my childhood was not lost on me, and I found myself looking on YouTube for... Continue Reading →

The Great Oak

The Great Oak I was captivated by another tree today - the Great Oak! The age, strength, wisdom, wrinkles and twists of life left me wondering what aspects of life this tree had stood to witness...what had passed it by...what had been noticed? And still she stands!

Life and death…death and life

I've been thinking a lot about the way death is held and handled in the natural world, how different that may be to our various societal approaches to death, and possible reasons for this. It seems that life can flow through aspects of the natural world that have died and are decaying. New light can... Continue Reading →

Reminders

#577 #symbols and #reminders are all around us as things we surround ourselves with. We may even disclose aspects of our identity through them. I've worn a cross in the past to remind me to think before I speak, to avoid reacting. This particular #celticcross has a circle around the intersection to symbolise the eternal love... Continue Reading →

Transience

#561 I rarely stay still, but sometimes the #distance between one place and another can feel #short and easy, at other times it feels #immense and challenging. The #challenging elements of the journey are the times when I grow the most, but that knowledge doesn't make it any easier. Creating a #safespace and doing what feeds... Continue Reading →

Falling away

#469 In the wake of recent political turns, both near and far, it seems like much of what I have known is falling away. #uncertaintimes #prayersforwisdom #prayers for peace

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