Small metaphorical alarm bells sound in my head on Wednesday evening as I find myself at community group struggling to keep focused. If there is such a thing as ‘present without leave’ then I am […]
In 2017, I took my last flight. I knew before I went to Vienna with my friend Amy that it was going to be my last flight. I had already reached the point of active […]
What makes us worthy? That we are God’s.
half-baked thoughts on the metaphysics of hope
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. […]
What does it mean to say ‘My Lord’?
Bad poetry seems to be the order of the week friends (sorry). A continuing theme of the last few years has been realising life’s indeterminacy and navigating personal disappointments – both my own and those […]
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 […]
Maybe it’s the nights getting colder, and the feeling of setting out home in the dark – but I’ve been thinking a lot about holding onto light this week. “Let there be light” God says, […]
‘Blessed are the peacemakers‘ When I think of peace, I think of white doves, olive branches and conscientious objectors. Peace requires solitude, demands silence, tastes bland, and is the preserve of the feeble and naïve. […]
…you’ll keep getting what you’re getting”
Our choices are important, but they are not foreclosing of what is most important.