How it was I ended up in need of a pep talk and my two sources - Kid President and 2 Corinthians.
Stream-of-consciousness from 2.55pm today.
On the morning of Trump's election, I feel loss. But amidst this loss, I lift my eyes to the Lord and remember that all is not lost.
Naomi, Umang, Lucy, Katherine, Siân and KT Tunstall. All the best people 🙂
The unease and uncertainty of the American election and how it impacts on me.
Hello November. Hello cold mornings, steamy windows and 7am walks.
"In nature I see a transiency, the withering of plants and the changing seasons, but also a constancy, the indifference of all that will stay when I am gone. This is particularly acute when I gaze at the stars with the awareness that when the light of the stars as they are now has reached Earth, I won't be here to view them."
A story that was told at HT last Sunday, two markers of generosity, and a passage in Acts.
A fun weekend in Cambridge with Freya.
Justice is working for restoration, working to make the world more reflective of the grace and love of the gospel message. In the Lord’s Prayer we pray ‘your kingdom come’. It’s recognition that the world, as it is, is a broken one – one of pain, suffering and injustice, where stories often don’t come with happy endings. It’s also a call to action, that in the way we live our lives, we should bring the justice of God’s kingdom to the injustice of the world that we know.
Through Jesus, I know the hope that is the beauty of God’s kingdom. The hope and joy of a perfect love. An understanding that there is something more beyond the visible brokenness of the world, and a yearning to act in ways that brings the goodness I know to the badness I see.
It is because of this that I am passionate…
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Lucy's words to me on Monday night about the love of God.
There are two kinds of tiredness: weariness and a lack of peace. And today, I got up and realised I was tired in the whole sense of the world. So I decided to cycle down to Granchester Meadows and take a little walk.