When we moved last year, we were working with an assumption that we’d live at piano house for at least … More
One of my highlights of 2021 came from something I registered for spontaneously following a twitter recommendation. In the middle … More
The past couple of months have been a strange time of moving, running up hills, and thinking about another year … More
This week I received news which means I am likely to be moving up north to Sheffield from September. This … More
Roll back the stone.
At the centre of Christian faith is the memory of suffering. This is Holy Week, when Christians recall the last … More
I stand outside the barred church doors/ hammering with my fists/ while around me/ the world dies.
Life has, for all its horror, been found by God to be worth dying for.
Optimism reflects a hopefulness and confidence for the future- the idea that good will always prevail over evil.
The king, Tirian, says this to his dearest friend, Jewel the Unicorn: “If ever I offended against you in any matter great or small, forgive me now.” Jewel’s response: ‘“Dear King,” said the Unicorn, “I could almost wish you had, so that I might forgive it.”
I hope everyone who reads this will use the coming New Year as an opportunity to reflect on what gives them purpose, and to identify what they wish for their 2019 that will bring a greater sense of purposefulness to their life.
I’ve asked some friends if they would be kind enough to spend some time reflecting on what they think their most sacred value might be and why.