Freed to live well

July 23rd, 2020|

Last week I wrote about Jacob and the way God began to work in him to lead him toward a more centred and compassionate life – dragging him out of the [...]

From loneliness to solitude

July 16th, 2020|

Our reading from the book of Genesis this week holds before us a poignant image of loneliness, and deep isolation. Maybe for the first time in his lif [...]

In God’s image

June 18th, 2020|

The recent demonstrations in the USA and across the world sparked by the avoidable and tragic death of the Afro-American George Floyd, are a vivid rem [...]


June 11th, 2020|

Abraham was sitting in the shade of the oak trees at Mamre where he had settled and pitched his tent, when he saw three strangers approaching. Abraham [...]

Encircling prayer

June 5th, 2020|

One of my favourite hymns is St Patrick’s Breastplate. It’s a powerfully affirming hymn that has weathered the centuries of Christian devotion and rem [...]

Pentecost opens the door to God’s love

May 29th, 2020|

Luke’s story of the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples is highly dramatic and very powerful. I think Luke is drawn to the dramatic, to power [...]

God with us always

May 22nd, 2020|

One of the vivid memories I have of my time on the Island of Iona in Scotland is what happened every Saturday morning. This was the time when all the [...]

We are not alone

May 15th, 2020|

This Sunday we hear Jesus speaking to his disciples preparing them for the time when he will no longer be with them. Maybe you have done this from tim [...]

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