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Love Is A Direction, Not A State

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Never Failed Me Yet

It is tradition in my Community to pray together around the cross on Good Friday. I have been doing this most years for quite some time now, but I feel today moved me more than any other year before. It was … Continue reading

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Oh Night Thou Wast My Guide

Upon a darkened night the flame of love was burning in my breast And by a lantern bright I fled my house while all in quiet rest Shrouded by the night And by the secret stair I quickly fled The … Continue reading

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Resist.

Giving thanks for the voices of resistance in the Church of England to the bishops’ report on ‘LGBT issues’ last week. Here is another wonderful sermon, by Leanne Roberts, Canon at Southwark Cathedral: “First they came for the latinos, muslims, … Continue reading

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Love

I started out with the guilt-shame-fear image of God that was presented to me when I grew up, and am living my way into the God who is love now. And it’s been a huge gift, this transformation. It takes … Continue reading

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This Night and Always

I remembered just now that there are religious orders in which there is always someone praying, 24/7. I take consolation from this. I rest, knowing that I am being held up to God by the love and prayers of another human … Continue reading

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Being Lovingly Seen

When you go to your place of prayer, don’t worry about what words you should say or what posture you should take. It’s not about you or what you do. Simply allow Love to look at you—and trust what God … Continue reading

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