Deconstructing Church

Writing my way to an inclusive and affirming Church

September 2022

  • Grief & Joy

    Here is the text of a sermon I gave to The Ordinary Office community on Sunday 18th September 2022 about grief. Grief. We are surrounded by it at the moment. The very public grief of the royal family as they have lost their matriarch. For many of us, our own grief at the loss of… Continue reading

  • From the Heart is Always Enough

    I make it a key part of my presence online to encourage others, intentionally working to build others up as I have been invested in (1 Thessalonians 5:11). Yet I have seen a saddening trend recently, of amazing ministers, advocates and activists becoming frustrated, disillusioned and downcast. Easy to see why this would be the… Continue reading

  • What can you Say?

    When there are no words to say, listen, Listen. Listen to the sweep of the wind; whoosing, whispering, still. Listen. Listen to the call of the birds; cackling, calling, singing. Listen. Listen to the motions of the insects; chirping, chittering, buzzing. Listen. Ground yourself in the sounds around you. The nature around you. The world… Continue reading

  • Change or No Change

    I’ve had enough change for a while. My soul is often restless. Before I complete one thing, I’m focusing on the next. Years of moving through the education system, then entering the teaching profession which values reflective practice and continuing professional development. Retraining, building a business, diversifying due to Covid. I’ve been through a lot… Continue reading

  • It’s been a While …

    I love writing. I love blogging. I also love feeding my children. This year has been so tough. The cost of living crisis has impacted so many of us, and bills keep climbing. More and more of my time has been spent on the ‘day job’, writing for money, with less and less capacity to… 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.