Love

October 22, 2017

Resurrection and Hope

I have been reflecting in recent times, on how desperately we try to fix the world in our own image to suit our own purposes; and, how desperately we resist […]
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 […]
April 29, 2018

Abide with Me

Each year I am freshly amazed at the way my husband takes his pruning shears to our trees and bushes with great gusto to cut away the dead wood and some […]
November 21, 2018

Hypocrisy and Hope on Armistice Day 2018

At 11 am on the 11th November 1918, the Western Front fell silent as the Germans finally called for armistice, a suspension of fighting to secure a peace settlement. In […]
December 28, 2018

The Miracle of New Life and Hope for the Future

This is such a wonderful story told in Luke’s Gospel. So familiar to many of us.  And it got me remembering the birth of our first-born child as I re-read Luke’s […]
May 19, 2019

God in the ‘In-Between’ Times

The readings today in John’s Gospel and Revelation offer us a moment to reflect on what I would like to call, the ‘in-between’ times.  Here we find ourselves sitting alongside […]
May 27, 2019

Peace, Hope and Love

I was watching a television programme earlier this week which asked a group of individuals with relevant experience, questions about a specific topic. On this occasion, it was about the […]
August 25, 2019

Freedom To Love

I was speaking recently with a dear friend who’s been diagnosed with cancer, a man who has consistently denied the existence of God.  We are, apparently, an accident of the […]
December 31, 2019

A New Baby Arrives

I was thinking about the practicalities of being pregnant and having a baby, as I remember giving birth to two sons within the care of our local hospital, with doctors […]