I’m not very good at quiet – I’m quite a busy and frenetic person and so I find quiet difficult. Back when I was at theological college I wrote an article in our student rag about my distaste for the quiet and monastic spirituality that we often promote in the western world and it got… Continue reading Lent: Trials and Temptations.
Is it really so long since I posted here? Must do better.
I sit in the presence of your people. I see you move But am unsure of what to do. Here there are thousands of your church Worshipping and praising your name. I love to sit here at your feet, Yet so many seem to be going deeper than me. I open my hands And I… Continue reading Is it me?
Originally posted on Tales from the Mommy Trenches:
I met you in the elevator on my way back from the pediatrician’s office. It was just me and Wren, and you looked at her fondly in her stroller. When the elevator doors opened, you very kindly held the doors open for me. As I clumsily maneuvered…
Originally posted on An exploration of God, Life and Spirituality:
I posted an article called “Breaking up with Jesus” on Facebook yesterday and got quite a response. I guess in retrospect I should have expected such a response but I often post things that are contrary to a traditionally Christian perspective. It’s intriguing why this post…
The cursing of the fig tree is one of those passages of scripture that has often given me pause for thought. Why would Jesus act in such a way. It feels almost like he is cross at the tree and like a wizard with a headache takes his anger out on it. Not the way… Continue reading Holy Week 1: Matthew 21:18-27
Here’s to the drifters, The lonely hearts, The spiritual vagrants. We love you, We want to know you, To walk with you. And yet, yet, yet You come and go, You fleet within us. We hear your stories of woe, Your tales of fellowship failed, But we know deep down We are the next chapter.… Continue reading Drifters