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Names….

I shook your hand, your name, Matty, Matthew, you quickly corrected yourself, but I called you Matty because I think that is the name you choose, and it made you smile, I tell you my name, you smile again, and … Continue reading

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Who am I?

Back then to one of my favourite questions, echoing St Francis; ” who are you oh Lord, and who am I?” A soul searching question, an examin asked every day, a reality check with his deepest self, a question we … Continue reading

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Lament- complaint and prayer, a search for justice

Yesterday I spent the afternoon at PXI- Parson Cross Initiative, at their food bank (which is so much more than a food bank), drawing pictures with people and listening to their stories as they drew with me, my colleague James … Continue reading

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where?

the world groans, earth quakes, the Spirit weeps in that place in Gods heart where tears don’t stop… gunmen in Germany, Turkey attacks Syria, leave.eu, takes us back to two wars, hurling insults at our neighbours… anxiety spreads…. fear grows, … Continue reading

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Mother….

life grew in me as you breathed your breaths through mine and I grew in you, through you… I grow through you, through your love, your life, given over and over, given as I received, and receive to give, here … Continue reading

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Offering

I bring to you all that I have and am, my stumbling and falling, failing self, the self filled with fears and self-loathing, the self who wants to be other, but cannot find the way, the self who would like … Continue reading

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encountering grief….

today I encountered grief, I climbed up to Curbar Edge and allowed myself to weep, it felt ridiculous, but necessary, and honest, and I would rather not have gone there, but… I met with my alone-ness as I drove past … Continue reading

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