Deconstructing Church

Writing my way to an inclusive and affirming Church

April 2021

  • A Prayer for Sunday 25th April 2021

    Like a gull soars over the ocean, roaming watchfully, may your gaze soar over us. Like a dolphin plays gracefully in the waves, dancing lightly, may your Spirit dance with us. Like a child watching the sand trickle through their fingers, gasping in awe, may we always stand in awe of you. Like a crab… Continue reading

  • Prayers for Sunday 18th April 2021

    God of Joy, who created a world infused with Joy in nature, nurture and the name of Jesus, teach us how to rejoice in Joy today. When it is easy, dance with us in our ecstasy. Sing with us in our gleeful expression. Celebrate with us in our appreciation and revel with us in out… Continue reading

  • Prayers for Sunday 11th April 2021

    God who celebrates us as we are – whole, scarred, confident, nervous, joyful, angry, and everything in between – be with us this day. Be with the bereaved, as we are given a stark reminder this week that death comes to us all. Bless all those who mourn, from the Royal family to our closest… Continue reading

  • Would Jesus have said #MeToo?

    TW: There are some mild references in this blog to sexual abuse and rape which you may find disturbing. Please use your discretion in reading further. Peace be with you, and blessings should you need them. Have you ever wondered why the Romans dressed Jesus up, only to put his clothes back on him? Seems… Continue reading

  • What an Easter!

    I sat up on Easter Monday and realised I hadn’t done my blog prayers on Easter Sunday! And I smiled. For there was no guilt, no shame. I wasn’t going to beat myself up for that. Alleluia! He is risen indeed. For what an Easter journey it has been. I have felt so disconnected. Lost.… Continue reading

About Me

Hello, I’m Rebecca! I am a neurodivergent cishet woman living with Long Covid. I am a qualified and registered Music Therapist, and a Tutor. My specialist interests are faith, spirituality, music and social justice (including safeguarding). I write when I feel like it and have the ‘spoons’. I co-lead the online faith community The Ordinary Office, and write for various blogs, books and resources as required.