Tag Archives: Love

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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Delirium and Eating Animals

The last two books I read were both thought-provoking. Delirium is about a world where love (amor deleria nervosa) is seen of as a disease. At the age of 18, each person is given the treatment which shuts off this … Continue reading

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Always in my Heart

Me and my university flatmate have a lot of similar music loves. I’ve been introduced to a lot of new beauties too, although I should say my current favourite is old rather than new… (The above is Vera Lynn which … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Twenty-Five

John 9:17 So they said again to the blind man, ‘What do you say about him? It was your eyes he opened.’ He said, ‘He is a prophet.’ Tonight’s passage is that of Jesus healing the blind man. And of Jesus … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Twenty-Three

John 8:32 and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free. Truth… is the living force of a different reality, God himself. The key to travelling with God in his world is to grasp that it’s an … Continue reading

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Birdsong

*post contains spoilers* BBC’s Birdsong nearly killed me last night. Overwhelming. Yet how could I not watch it? Many tired faces today, many conversations, and many hugs. It’s hard to see the reality of this terrible war, remembering that WW2 … Continue reading

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Love Yourselves

My first time preaching this morning. A wonderful two services. It was a delight to find that so many friends who aren’t members of my Church came along to join the family for the day, to support me and to … Continue reading

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Tsaheylu

“I’m trying to understand this deep connection the people have to the forest. She talks about a network of energy that flows through all living things…” My third (and at least for now final) consecutive post inspired by the film … Continue reading

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The Battle Against Consumerism

Andrew Marr: “What is the point of a once-a-year celebration of consumption and excess in a society entirely dedicated to those broad-buttocked deities month in, month out? Each Christmas we eat too much, drink too much and buy too much. So … Continue reading

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And Let There Be Light

I want to write a bit of a follow up from my blog post yesterday… Mrs Penny was a great reader, and there was a part of us all that was scared of her – she was the headteacher! – … Continue reading

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