January 19, 2018

Being Called into Creation

There is something deeply powerful and marvellous, joyful even in the experience of ‘being called’ and recognised, especially and particularly by someone who loves you, and all of us have […]
January 27, 2018

The Time is Fulfilled…

I was reflecting last week on the experience of being called; how we often think it won’t happen to us.   Our lives take a course that we try to plan […]
February 1, 2018

Casting Out Our Demons

In Mark 1:21-28 we hear about Jesus’ first acts of his ministry following his baptism by John and his time in the wilderness. Last week we heard about Jesus calling […]
February 5, 2018

Healing and Transformation

I’ve been thinking about illness and wondering about its impact on many levels and how illness cuts us off from family, friends and community, depending on the severity and length […]
February 18, 2018

Fasting from Selfishness for Lent

We begin Lent by acknowledging our need for repentance, mercy and forgiveness as it is proclaimed by Jesus in the Gospels. Matthew’s Gospel reading (6:1-6, 16-21) sees Jesus continuing his extraordinary […]
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 […]
April 2, 2018

Being a Disturber of the Peace

Dom Helder Camara, the legendary archbishop of Brazil, once summed up how the church must be, a danger to the establishment and empire. He said: “When I give food to […]
April 2, 2018

Christ is Risen!

I hate endings that leave me up in the air! I want to know what happened, I want a ‘happy ever after’ ending, so I can sleep at night.  I […]
April 25, 2018

What We Do For Love

I was watching a programme the other night on TV on the life of Martin Luther King on the anniversary of his death which included a couple of important comments I […]