Tag Archives: Jesus

Whoever Has Ears, Let Them Hear

A little tip for (a particular brand of) priests and pastors and ministers: it is unwise to make assumptions and generalisations. It is unwise to undervalue anyone’s faith life. I walked into a church today, for the evening service. The newest … Continue reading

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Thanks Be To God

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/14/church-england-general-synod-approves-female-bishops Women can be bishops in the Church of England. Finally. Reason to celebrate, absolutely. But the general feeling seems to be that everyone is a little too exhausted to dance… The church lost face by not getting the necessary … Continue reading

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Be Still

I have returned from a week’s silent retreat in Wales, and to be still is what I am to do… Let God do the work now. I’ve done all I could. Trust, let go, and fall… God is there already. … Continue reading

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The Lost and Found Section

For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it. (Matthew 16:25) I feel so ‘tempted’ to do exactly that…to “lose my life” for God, in the hope of finding … Continue reading

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Resurrection Spirituality

During this last week, I participated in a formation day on the theme of spirituality, and particularly the spirituality of the community I (and all the other participants) belong to. A lot of what was said had to do with … Continue reading

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Read the Small Print

It can’t be made any clearer than it is today, but there are still plenty of Christians who just don’t get it, both about themselves and about others. And those who do claim this love as freely as it is offered are considered … Continue reading

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