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Advent 21

The shortest day. The darkness is deep. The light short and fleeting. But… “The Light shines on in the darkness, and the darkness did not understand it or overpower it or appropriate it orabsorb it [and is unreceptive to it].“ “The people walking in darkness have … Continue reading

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Advent 20

And most days it’s about the ordinary. Up at 5.30 with overexcited grumpy small ones. Making cookies. Pottering around a National Trust property with the rest of the Middle Class masses of small people, because, snow dogs. Hot chocolate in … Continue reading

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Advent 16

Christmas Nativity. Watching Elf. Singing Joy to the World twice in one day. Slowly falling apart. Because it appears I can.

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Advent 13

Crisp sunny winters day. Run in the sun. Walk talking to my Maker. Warming soup. Afternoon nap. Another day of life down here. Yet still my heart cries loud: Come Lord Jesus Come. There is too much that is broken. … Continue reading

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Advent 12

After yesterday’s epic it seems appropriate to keep today short. The wonder was found on Ditchling Beacon walking with a friend, it was found in cafes talking through life, it was found in a sunny crisp winter day.

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Advent 7

Big waves. That’s all I’ve got.

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Advent 3

Wonder. Is hard to find In ordinary time. In dark skies, aching body, troubled mind. Wonder. Is scarce on days I eat my sorrow and still find empty landscapes in my mind. Wonder. I am sure it lurks. There was … Continue reading

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