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Life of the Beloved

Henri Nouwen writes potently…..Perhaps like me you’ve never heard or seen him speak, then let me forward the invite of a dear friend, to watch & listen here. It’s an eight-parter: but utterly worth it.  Here are some of the most striking bits for me! The voice that calls you ‘beloved’ us the voice that […]

our unspoken god?

Life is difficult! Life is daily! And it’s in the regular, mundane stuff where consumerism meets us, lures us, and speaks consistently to our desires and wants. In our culture, we can so easily be tricked into responding to the temptation of advertising, acquiring and possessing. I know only too well my own heart’s craving […]

growth, wholeness & freedom

from the brilliant Pip Wilson Growth does not reside in a place called comfortable Human Development does not reside in a place called certainty Wholeness does not reside in a place called self Freedom does not reside in a place called Security

prophets of a future….

Ken Untener has this left us this, beautiful take on things:- ‘Prophets of a Future Not Our Own’ It helps, now and then, to step back and take a long view. The kingdom is not only beyond our efforts, it is even beyond our vision… We plant the seeds that one day will grow. We […]

startling words…..

…..can come from all sorts of places! Morning prayer can capture profound challenges at times. It’s honestly not where I always expect impact to come from……but this regular rythmn in anglican life is rich and powerful and it keeps on coming! Regular morning bible and prayer together is part of my weekdays……and it’s a great […]

the danger of refusing to suffer…

This sub-title from a book caught my attention, when I saw it on a friends shelf. Is this a statement from someone who is living in a fantasy world? ‘Refusing to suffer’ or, do I have a choice? Terrible things happen in this world. I have a memory full of unexplainable tragedies and unresolved complexity. […]

Learning & growing

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