Deconstructing Church

Writing my way to an inclusive and affirming Church

January 2023

  • Learning from the Mystics

    I have just finished the exceptional book ‘Femina‘ by Janina Ramírez, and it has given me serious pause for thought. Not just about the historical characters explored in the book. Many of those I was fortunate to already know, although some have been a joy to discover. Reading the book also led me to consider… Continue reading

  • Sitting on the Outside

    A few days ago I stumbled across an advert for some free 1:1 yoga sessions, to support health and wellbeing. I applied. After all, my health team keep telling me I need to do something to get my breathing going again, and gentle exercise would be beneficial. There is a whole mental block around doing… Continue reading

  • New Year, no New Earth …

    Isn’t God’s world miraculous? Have you ever looked at an Orchid, for example, and noticed the intricacies of the delicate patterns on the petals? Or taken in the aroma of a meal, and considered how amazing it is that the scent and taste come together to give us a multi-sensory experience when we eat. How… 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.