Tag Archives: Life

Plaisir d’Amour

I went to a Folk night (acoustic only) recently, and it was great. A fairly small room but about 40 of us sat inside by candle-light with people playing the guitar, singing, telling short stories and poetry, a lot of … Continue reading

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Dictionary Game #2

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Positive Person

Remember when I attempted to make an omelette and even my dog wasn’t interested in it? Remember when I had another go and it seemed rather better? Well I thought, hey, I’ll have another go today. It tasted nice enough … Continue reading

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Destiny

A wonderful evening last night after a busy week of college, work, PCC meetings and all sorts. Out with my mum to see a film I was desperate to see and am very glad to have caught. The Lucky One is … Continue reading

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An Invitation

Looking back through my theological reflection notes from 2011, I came across this… The Christian life is not about believing or doing what we need to do or believe so that we can be saved. Rather, it’s about seeing what … Continue reading

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RIP Grandad Jim

Dear Grandad Jim has now passed over. Thinking about our moments together it’s nice to reflect that we had time in his house and then in St Ann’s Hospice to talk and to laugh. Remember when you took me to … Continue reading

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Food For Thought: Gaia

The perception of existence as a gift given moment by moment by an unseen power generates in us a sense of awe and wonder, of receptivity and thanksgiving. – Luke Timothy Johnson, The Creed First ‘Food For Thought’ post won’t … Continue reading

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Making Mystery the Subject

Remember a few days ago when I wrote about how my college tutors were telling me to stop creating mysteries and solve more of them? (If you don’t click here!) In summary, I was struggling on how to write an … Continue reading

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Voca me cum benedictus

Confutatis maledictis, flammis acribus addictis, voca me cum benedictus.  Oro supplex et acclinis, cor contritum quasi cinis, gere curam mei finis.  When the accused are confounded, and doomed to flames of woe, call me among the blessed.  I kneel with … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Thirty-Three

Hebrews 5:8 Although he was a Son, he learned obedience through what he suffered. Walked home with a friend after church this morning and he said something that’s stuck in my mind: Jesus died because we needed it, not because the … Continue reading

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