Power

August 13, 2014
Greed and Corruption

Greed, corruption and violence breeds ignorance, slavery and death

Greed and corruption come together when there is an environment that accepts and encourages the belief that ever-increasing consumption and wealth is the only way to measure success and happiness […]
November 12, 2016

Invisibility, Powerlessness and the Politics of Anger

Recent meetings with the Department for Immigration and Citizenship have highlighted its lack of interest in the impact of the current policies on individuals, families and communities. Any capacity to […]
October 18, 2017

A Banquet For the Poor

I have, hanging on the wall of my study, a photograph given to me by my sons, of the time I was arrested nearly three years ago. A large policeman […]
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 […]
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 […]
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’ […]
September 24, 2018

Power and Service

Power is a seductive, exciting, possibility. Each of us, generally has power in some or most aspects of our lives.  Apart from those who are abused, where each moment of […]
November 24, 2019

The Reign of Christ

Today is known as ‘The Reign of Christ’ or ‘Christ the King’.  It was introduced relatively recently into the church calendar in 1925 by Pope Pius XI.  Along with 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 […]