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Momentous Change

Suddenly, the door is wide open. And I feel like I have a home again. A mother.  It is an unusual moment of positive change happening that feels so enormous that it takes time to be processed and ‘digested’. I … Continue reading

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Prayer Is…

Prayer is…walking towards an open gate Prayer is…finding solace in the company of God Prayer is…hearing the good, the true, the valid Prayer is…coming home Prayer is…where I hope to spend most of my time Prayer is…a happiness Prayer is…what … Continue reading

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Coming Home?

For quite a while now, and for the first time since I left Germany, I have been feeling homesick. And I have this voice in me that says, “I want to go home. Please, can I go home now?”  It’s a … Continue reading

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Faith & Relaxation…

Catholic theologian James Allison [talked] about how we think faith is about striving – keeping parameters, calling people out for not having it right, spiritual practices, doctrinal purity… whatever – but that really faith is about relaxing. Specifically, relaxing in … Continue reading

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Tired of On-My-Own

Who’d have thunk that I’d ever quote Tom Jones… There are things I could do today. I have time. I could go out. There are things happening in the city that I would enjoy. But I don’t go. I stay … Continue reading

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Satisfied?

Peace be with you.  It’s not, “a different past/ different parents/ a different relationship/job/place to live be with you”, it’s Peace be with you. Because a difficult past, difficult families, difficult relationships/work/home life is not the end of all hope, … Continue reading

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Atishoo – A Tissue?

I’m at home with a cold (hello autumn!), Went out to do some necessary shopping. Good to get some fresh air (it’s just a little too fresh at the moment). Anyhow. Apart from seeing a whole fleet of fire trucks … Continue reading

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Rest Here for a Moment

  God is my shepherd; I have everything I need. She lets me rest in fields of green grass and leads me to quiet pools of fresh water. She gives me new strength. She guides me in the right paths, as … Continue reading

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In From the Cold

   A drawing from my last retreat. “In From the Cold” is the title I gave it at the time.

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My God is Abundant

  my God is abundant/ luxurious/ giving/ no scarcity ever in her eyes   my God is generous with laughter and mercy/ space and conversation/ she recognises me   my God is wondrous/ gracious/ glorious/ I have all/ I have … Continue reading

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