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 helps, now and then, to step back and take a long view.The Kingdom is not only beyond our efforts,it is even beyond our vision. We accomplish in our lifetime only a tiny fraction of […]
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 […]
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 […]