Listening to our Shadows

Friday 1 June 2018

Let me recommend a US public radio program: ‘On Being’. Created by journalist and theologian, Krista Tippett, it offers ‘intelligent conversation about religion, meaning, and moral imagination’.

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Seeing People Through a Different Lens

Friday 25 May 2018

I hate being told what to do. Even though I am old enough to know better, teenage rebellion rises in me if I’m advised to increase my pension contributions, or drink less coffee – and I am sure I’m not alone.

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Friday 18 May 2018

Han van Meegeren held a grudge. The art establishment had failed to recognise his genius, so he duped the critics by painting the perfect forgery.

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Thy Kingdom Come

Friday 11 May 2018

This week, in these days between Ascension Day and Pentecost, we are invited to join in the ecumenical worldwide prayer initiative Thy Kingdom Come.

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Love and Goodness

Friday 4 May 2018

Last weekend I attended a wedding party on Saturday and a memorial service on Sunday. I thought they would be very different occasions but both proved, above all, to be joyful.

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What am I for?

Friday 13 April 2018

The past year has seen a change of pace for me and I’ve spent some time wondering what my purpose is. I know that I’m not alone in having existential angst around ‘retirement’ age.

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Friday 30 March 2018

We live in a world of war, displacement, and fear. And we each carry our own hidden wounds and fears, which prevent us from letting go and reaching out, in recognition, forgiveness and love.

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Being Set Free

Friday 23 March 2018

One of my earliest memories of church was going with my mother to hear the Passion Gospel read on Palm Sunday. I loved that the people got to deliver some lines, though it still rankles with me that only the priest ever got to play Jesus.

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Lent: The Benefit of Lament

Friday 16 March 2018

Make the most of Lent, and the opportunity to lament. God is ready and waiting to respond.

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