Making Mistakes

“We are sometimes crippled by our weakest moments and embrace that weakness as our unalterable fate, but the reality is that ‘there is always time for endurance, time for patience, time for healing, time for change. Have you slipped? Rise up. Have you sinned? Cease’#BasilTheGreat”.   I feel like I’ve maybe gone a bit too … Continue reading Making Mistakes

On Small Things: Or a Path to Faith

I’ve been hearing quite a bit about the importance of small things in sowing the seeds of faith. Sometimes it seems like it’s something we say to convince ourselves that our efforts are worth it when we feel a bit small and unimportant (or maybe that’s just me). Less cynically, though, I really do think … Continue reading On Small Things: Or a Path to Faith

For the Rest of Us

Can a woman forget her nursing-child,    or show no compassion for the child of her womb?Even these may forget,    yet I will not forget you. See, I have inscribed you on the palms of my hands... Isaiah 49.15-16   For those who cannot celebrate Mothering Sunday, Mother's Day or whatever you want to call it: For … Continue reading For the Rest of Us

A Meditation on Sharing the Peace

I wrote this while doing my training, as a reflection on sharing the peace during a communion service. The picture above shows The Statue of Reconciliation at Coventry Cathedral.   So when you are offering your gift at the altar, if you remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there … Continue reading A Meditation on Sharing the Peace