18. January 2019
The 25th January is the feast day of the conversion of St. Paul. The person whose courage helped to bring about Paul’s change of heart – Ananias – is largely overlooked. So I will tell his story here.
09. January 2019
Jesus did not say,’ I have come that you may be solemn’. These are his words to us: ‘I have said all these things that my joy may be in you and your joy be complete’. [John 15.11]
30. December 2018
In the Catholic Church January 1st is the feast of Mary, the mother of God. The exalted title can hide the very human reality. Here was a life lived in the shadows of uncertainty, loss and mystery
15. December 2018
Silence – and the truth it holds – is kind, for here we encounter the kindness of God: a loving gaze, a hand that takes ours when we are afraid, a truthful mirror reflecting back to us who we really are.
04. December 2018
The physical rhythm of walking can help still the mind, making us open to what is around us and to God. Here are some ideas about making our regular walks times of prayer
26. November 2018
From a Christian perspective hope is about cooperation and relationship. God chooses to be with us in how things are – even when to our eyes, reality is messy and difficult.
07. November 2018
We communicate not only with words but with our hands. The natural movement of our hands can express the deepest longings of our heart. Today, let your hands lead you into prayer.
30. October 2018
There comes a time to wake from sleep and consciously think about where we are going. If I carry on this way will I come to a place I really want to get to, or am I simply going with the draw of the familiar?
12. October 2018
Prayer can be simple. We can find its rhythm is the midst of ordinary things. Here are prompts for seven days of prayer.
03. October 2018
Words are curious things. Take nowhere for example. Nowhere is an expression of absence, emptiness or loss. Yet look more closely at the word - break it open - and nowhere becomes now here. This moment, this place is filled with presence; now and here is an event taking place awaiting an audience.

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