Tag Archives: Religion

Prozac Nation, the Magdalene Sisters, and the Necessary End of the Church?

Prozac Nation is a memoir about a teenager who finds herself suffering from depression, struggling for help in what you could call a “dark night of a decade” in her life. Of the book itself, I felt that it was … Continue reading

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Grace Above Law / Lumos and Nox

Galatians 2:21 I do not nullify the grace of God; for if justification comes through the law, then Christ died for nothing. Day two of Lent, and I found this amazing light-switch in the Old Hall campus… If you don’t … Continue reading

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Studying Unitarianism

We must not look for religion in creeds or formularies of human invention. We must look for it in the honest, the pious, the devotional heart; in the heart which truly loves God, loves its sister and brother also. The … Continue reading

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Les Misérables

I think people love Les Mis because there’s this overarching message of hope and redemption. The idea of starting your own revolution just by loving the people close to you. – Eddie Redmayne, ‘The Hollywood Reporter’ I went to see Les … Continue reading

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Think of how God loves you

Last week in St Peters on the hill I had the beautifully stilling encounter of a butterfly flying into the church to join us for our prayer. And now this week after remembering my baptism birthday, a Sunday serving in … Continue reading

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Love Creates, Love Heals, Love Saves

Preaching again this morning… First Reading: 2 Corinthians 8.7-9, 13-15, 24 Now as you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in utmost eagerness, and in our love for you—so we want you to excel also in this generous undertaking. … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Fifteen

Genesis 44:29 If you take this one also from me, and harm comes to him, you will bring down my grey hairs in sorrow to Sheol. Sounds like a bit of a depressing verse doesn’t it? The context to this verse … Continue reading

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