Lent

The desert places of the heart… pour your living water that I may live in abundance and hope… Emptiness can feel heavy on the soul if its energy is fed…

Lent

Lent 2017 Yesterday was the last Sunday before Lent.  In the Gospel reading (Matthew 17.1-9) we remembered Jesus’ Transfiguration, when he appears in glory with Moses and Elijah before Peter,…

Jonah, a man with a difference…

Jonah is a man with a difference!  God tells Jonah, son of Amittai, ‘Go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry out against it, for their wickedness has come up before me.’…

Walking the way of the desert…

  The last few weeks have been somewhat challenging as events far and near have impinged on the rhythm of ordinary life demanding attention, a response both rational and emotional.  Some realities…

Looking for the Kingdom

    Yea, Amen! Let all adore Thee High on Thine eternal throne; Saviour take the power and the glory, Claim the Kingdom for thine own; O Come quickly! O…

Candlemas Musings…

St John’s looked wonderful yesterday, on the feast of Candlemas.  The candelabra were ablaze with light and individual candles flickered their shifting, fragile, flames into the vastness of this holy…