good friday

In the past two days, 800+ people have died in the UK from Covid19. Their funerals will be attended only by immediate family members. Many more deaths are expected. In the midst of such loss, it is easy to get absorbed in the activity of meaning-making. Easy to seek refuge in diverting our attention elsewhere.… Read More good friday

John 22

I am still finding myself caught up in a moment from a couple of weeks ago, when we were asked by Revd Sam Corley to turn to John 22. He waited for us to return our gaze, after finding the inevitable, “There are missing chapters in these scriptures because people close doors.” He said. At… Read More John 22

Thoughts on 2019

Another year has gone. Once again I find myself amazed and bewildered by how much can change, and yet how quickly change turns into routine. 18 months out and Cambridge is already ‘two lives’ ago. As I compiled the photos in this post I was struck by a profound sense of gratitude. I am incredibly… Read More Thoughts on 2019

wisdom + worship

Recognition of worthiness unites wisdom and worship. This past week I’ve been thinking about this connection, and about holding together authority with vulnerability, justice with trust, and conviction with risk. I’ve been writing the below on a train to Manchester by way of processing. it strikes me that wisdom and worship are companions – in… Read More wisdom + worship