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God, Hear My Prayer…

A poem by Janet Morley. I have lately taken to writing poetry onto prints, as creative prayer or prayerful art… I find it helps. It centres me. I pray in the writing, I pray myself into the writing. It does … Continue reading

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God Is Here God Is Here God Is Here

God has been so close to me, so present these last weeks. If you’ve read my last posts, you’ll have seen that I’m having a really hard time with my family. And God is here, so close, so near to … Continue reading

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Reaching Limits, Finding Space

If you miss open space  in the city, like I do, the one thing you can always do is: look up. Here is a wide expanse, here is room for you, here is a glimpse of freedom… I think Lent is … Continue reading

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Mary, Mother

. With your warm hands heal me in your body know me to your darkness draw me at your breast hold me. For I was homesick, and you brought me home; I was alone, and now I am in touch; … Continue reading

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Casting Away The Works of Darkness: The US Election, Post-Truth and the Alt-Right – Sermon preached by Janet Morley during Advent 2016

‘Give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness and put upon us the armour of light.’ Based on a passage of Paul set for today, the rolling phrases of the traditional collect for Advent Sunday may … Continue reading

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Beloved

 I will praise God, my Beloved, for she is altogether lovely. Her presence satisfies my soul: she fills my senses to overflowing so that I cannot speak.  Her touch brings me to life; the warmth of her hands makes me … Continue reading

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