Monthly Archives: June 2016

Grounded?

Just a few reflections from today: On the bus into and out of Blackpool town centre on Thursday and Friday there was a buzz, people were excited, excited to be voting for a new future…. Today on that same bus … Continue reading

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Salt and Light; reflections on preaching today

I think I have preached what felt like one of the hardest sermons I have ever preached, and I must admit that I have preached my way through some tough personal times and to churches that have been facing hurdles … Continue reading

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What do I fear? A post referendum reflection

The votes have been cast and the results are in, some are celebrating while others are angry or mourning. Right now everything seems very unstable and there are many questions to be answered. I cast my vote, and I hoped … Continue reading

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Personal musings on forgiveness….

I have been reflecting on the nature and necessity of forgiveness for my spiritual journey.  I am writing from a personal perspective  and not considering either global or national events, reflecting on the words of the crucified Christ who from … Continue reading

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Seven years….

Seven short years ago my life was completely different, four of my children were coming to the end of their second year of undergraduate degrees. Now all five have graduated, some of them twice! They are all working, all live … Continue reading

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Are you sleeping ?- (Pondering Mark 4: 35-41)

 I wrote this poem 7 years ago as I was leaving Norfolk to go to Yorkshire, since then I have left Yorkshire for Blackpool, and am now preparing to move again, each time these sort of emotions have swirrled about … Continue reading

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grief….

this grief has torn my heart shaken my soul, the core of me is quaking, crying no, NO, no more…. + while a cynical side to me says it is not yours, you cannot claim it, you have no right … Continue reading

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