May 16, 2020


One of the great gifts of John’s Gospel is the insight and understanding offered to all disciples and would-be followers; there is nothing conditional about Jesus’ message or his love […]
May 9, 2020

Trust and Faith

Our willingness and capacity to trust is frequently tested in our world today.  Depending on the issue and the individuals concerned we heap on the scorn and reject invitations to […]
May 2, 2020

Gateways and Choices

I have been wondering what it is about Jesus which has persuaded you he is the Messiah and the one to follow in your faith journey?  What have been the […]
April 26, 2020

The Road to Emmaus – Two friends and a stranger walking….

May the words of my mouth and the meditation of all our hearts be acceptable in your sight O Lord, our Creator, Redeemer and Sanctifier.  Amen. The story of two […]
April 20, 2020

Fear and Peace

‘The doors were locked for fear…’  and Jesus said:  ‘Peace be with you.’ (John 20:19) Fear has gripped many parts of the world over the last few weeks, and understandably […]
April 13, 2020

Christ is Risen! Allelujah

In today’s world of ‘fake news’ and endless choices of what we can read, hear and see; and then to have the choice to believe or not, the story about […]
April 13, 2020

Palm Sunday: Celebration and Lamentation

My reflection for this week started about 55 years ago when I was a very small child.  I was reading my Children’s Bible to myself one evening.  I read the […]
March 31, 2020

Raising from the Dead

This story of the death of Lazarus in John 11:1-45 comes at a critical time in our lives as we face into unimaginable changes to our way of living and […]
March 22, 2020

I was blind but now I see!

There are many stories about what it is like to see the world for the first time, by those who have been born blind.  If we use our imaginations in […]
March 13, 2020

New Resolutions and New Life

I wonder how many of you started the new year with fresh resolutions, or perhaps at the start of Lent.  We know there are choices to be made and we […]
February 26, 2020

Transformation and Hope

One of my favourite writers and justice activist, a woman called Arundhati Roy said of her commitment to justice and peace: ‘Once you’ve seen it, you can’t unsee it’.  I […]
February 12, 2020

Salt and Light

I was thinking about how much salt and light I use as a matter of course, as I read this passage of scripture (Matt.5:13-20).  I thought about the variety of […]