I cleaned my shoes this morning. That in its self is, of course, not very interesting but as I polished them it occurred to me the event to which I was going had caused me to clean my shoes for the first time since my ordination as Priest back in June. The occasion this time?… Continue reading You got Sole: A Theology of Shoes
It is a wonder that pigeons ever amount to anything. After all the rat-on-wings is literally pigeon-holed into a certain way of behaving and they have trouble shaking that image. Just ask Ken Livingstone who famously, while Mayor of London wanted to ban the iconic pigeons of Trafalgar Square. It is sometimes a shock to… Continue reading Pigeon Holed Pigeons
Those of you that ever read my Kite Spirituality Blog (not many of you. hence why I started this one instead!) or the earlier posts on this site, will know about my distaste for quiet. Now as I have said before – I don’t think quiet is bad, indeed the reverse, its just that I… Continue reading A time paradox
You know I hate getting my hair cut. Its all that tedious chit-chat you are forced to have with the barber. Does he or she really care where I went on my holidays? – No! So why bother, lets just acknowledge that a haircut is a necessity and sit in glorious silence while it is… Continue reading Barbershop Polka
Last week we all got back from our holiday to France. This year we explored an area of the country we know very little about – Picardie – and we had a great time. One of the things that took the stress out of driving over there was the GPS we borrowed from a friend.… Continue reading No GPS?
What do you do if you think God has made a promise, but are now in doubt?
Well the summer is pretty much over, sure for many of us it feels like it never arrived. Certainly here in Britain it has hardly stopped raining since May. I guess we need to get used to the changing seasons these days it seems our ‘summer’ happens in April and May and the rest of… Continue reading Holiday Blues