A Prayer for Sunday 9th August 2020

Oh God, your world is tired. I’m tired. So tired I can hardly write. Oh God, your world is tired. Give us hope. Draw our attention to the ways you are working to bless your people, through community projects, support groups and neighbours doing amazing things for thise around them. Focus our minds on allContinue reading “A Prayer for Sunday 9th August 2020”

A Gift from a Child

My Mum’s favourite Christmas song is ‘In the Bleak Midwinter’. My Husband hates it and finds it rather problematic! But I love the image of the small, meek person, presented as having nothing, but offering up their greatest treasure, their heart. In my head, I see a weeping Jesus, bowing to receive it, maybe kneelingContinue reading “A Gift from a Child”

Reflections and Resolutions

Oh what joy. The salt in the air, the movement of the breeze. The freshness tingling all around in the very atoms of the atmosphere. The gulls, the sand, the roll of the waves, the call of the foghorn and that moment, oh that moment, where the tide is going out and the water almostContinue reading “Reflections and Resolutions”

A Prayer for Sunday 12th July

A slightly different prayer today. I wrote this song in half an hour yesterday morning after some quiet time with God, and then took the step of recording it this morning as my prayer. May it bless you, may you know you are not alone, may we lament together as we cry out to GodContinue reading “A Prayer for Sunday 12th July”

It’s a Balancing Act

Some very wise counsel yesterday reminded me that life is all about balance. Without the darkness, light tones on a canvas can’t pop. Without the cold, a piping hot cup of cocoa wouldn’t bring the same comfort. Without considering many viewpoints, we can’t ever come to an informed decision on our own. Churches are beautifulContinue reading “It’s a Balancing Act”