Author Archives: anyushka

You Know It When You See It

Fitzrovia Chapel Exhibition by Gideon Mendel: The Ward Here’s some of the information on the exhibition from the Fitzrovia Chapel website: “In 1993, Gideon Mendel spent a number of weeks photographing the Broderip and Charles Bell wards in London’s Middlesex … Continue reading

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To Speak Our Story Also

Originally posted on Smuggling Grace:
“And therefore, every possibility of a person putting words to something, especially something that’s been difficult, is in itself a sacrament.” – Pádraig Ó Tuama Years ago, while experiencing some conflicts, I sat down with…

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Remembering How Far I’ve Come

I get very impatient. With life. I want solutions, decisions, knowledge, now. It doesn’t work that way, I’ve noticed. But despite that, I’ve also noticed that I have come so far. It’s hard to believe sometimes. The way things have … Continue reading

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You Shall Love Your Crooked Neighbour/ With Your Crooked Heart

‘O look, look in the mirror, O look in your distress: Life remains a blessing Although you cannot bless. ‘O stand, stand at the window As the tears scald and start; You shall love your crooked neighbour With your crooked … Continue reading

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Prayer the church’s banquet, angel’s age,  God’s breath in man returning to his birth,  The soul in paraphrase, heart in pilgrimage,  The Christian plummet sounding heav’n and earth  Engine against th’ Almighty, sinner’s tow’r,  Reversed thunder, Christ-side-piercing spear,  The six-days … Continue reading

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  I am the only one here.   I stand in my one place and I can see a good piece down the road. I am yonder, further than the chunk of your stone. Right now, directly, I am persimmon … Continue reading

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What Does Love Look Like

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