Articles

December 28, 2018

In the midst of Darkness there is Hope

In the midst of darkness, it is hard to imagine light.   There are two possible reasons why we cannot see, either we are in the dark, or we are blind.  […]
September 22, 2018

Courage and Kindness

There is a significant story which needs to be told repeatedly so it never goes away, so it can never be denied. It is a story we don’t often see, […]
July 8, 2018
A Just War or Just Peacemaking

The Entrenched, Privileged Cruelty of Patriarchy

There is a significant, seismic shift in the behaviour of many people in the English speaking world, with access to social media who have taken advantage of their capacity to shed the […]
April 28, 2018

Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters…

A small, dirty, frightened, horrified boy was found clinging onto his dead father’s body, as he wrapped himself around his father’s chest trying to wake up his father. The man […]
March 4, 2018

Hope for the Hopeless

‘But enough was not enough. Who ever saw the limit in the given anyhow?’ (1991:46) These words, written by Seamus Heaney come from a poem called Wheels within Wheels, included […]
January 8, 2018

The One Who Calls

Turning away from God and choosing instead to move purposefully, towards the ‘One Who Calls’ is a sign of these times.  The deep despair of women who find ‘the Church’ […]
December 28, 2017

Women and Justice in Leadership

I have been reflecting on the extraordinary and unexpectedly comprehensive understanding that has emerged from the universally shared experience of women from around the world following on from a third Leadership […]
October 28, 2017

Totalitarianism and Terror

The growth of intolerance and violent hatreds for individuals and groups appears to be growing worse and becoming greater than it has within living memory. And yet, as I read […]
August 10, 2017

Obscene Consumption and Contempt for Humanity

There is a ‘smiling contempt’ that has arisen in our world, as I reflect on our capacity to consume and kill which is gathering momentum and continues to do so, […]