‘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.
I remember a friend back in sixth form declaring to a chorus of outrage that she didn’t get why Malala was getting so much attention – she had just managed to do the right thing […]
This week I received news which means I am likely to be moving up north to Sheffield from September. This has come in same week as celebrating the formal end of my grad scheme. It […]
nothing is wasted in nature or in love.
Some quick scribblings from a recent experience. Dedicated to Rachel Held Evans who showed me the beauty of broken unbelief. Let me hear it for a church built not on belief but on brokenness. belief […]
Warning: currently only in draft form, suggested revisions welcome. Not long ago, I read an article which suggested target-setting for net zero on the basis of pragmatism is inappropriate because, just like ending the slave […]
The financial crash of 2008 hit as I began secondary school, and I grew up under the policies of austerity which followed. To a large extent, there has been consensus across the political spectrum about […]
Roll back the stone.
At the centre of Christian faith is the memory of suffering. This is Holy Week, when Christians recall the last days of Jesus’s life, “in whose body was named all the violence of the world, […]
I remember doing my GCSEs and writing pat answers about the greenhouse effect. Little did I know that in my first year out of education I would see leading international climate lawyer Farhana Yamin, one […]