Manchester 


In the wake of the atrocious attack in Manchester last night, I feel have to say something. But like so many people today there are simply not enough words to express just how sad,  shocked, upset, fearful, determined, defiant and united we feel as a city. Mancunians are renowned for our understated attitude to getting... Continue Reading →

Daybook Entry 22nd May 2017


For Today... 22nd May 2017 Outside my window... the evening is cooling down a little. Some clouds in the sky but some bright sunshine too. A great metaphor for life! I am thinking... about a painting I’m working on for a friend I am thankful... for the space to think today I am praying for…... Continue Reading →

Funeral Ministry


I experienced two contrasting funerals today, and they have made me think about the things that unite us as well as the things that divide us. You might know already that I am a lay minister in my church and I am in the process of discernment as to whether I am a suitable candidate... Continue Reading →

A Day Out in Yorkshire


Today was Easter Monday, a bank holiday here in the UK, and Kevin and I decided we were going to Do Something today. We are forever telling ourselves that we will Go Somewhere, or See Something but don't usually get round to it, but today was different and we enjoyed a fantastic trip out over... Continue Reading →

Tiger, tiger


I had a very rare day yesterday. So rare that I can't remember the last time I enjoyed a day like it, which is saying something. I actually had nowhere to be, nothing urgent to do, nobody relying on me to do anything and no reason not to take a day to indulge myself in... Continue Reading →

Daybook Entry – 2nd April 2017


For Today... 2nd April Outside my window... it has been a gloriously sunny day again today, and my daffodils are nodding beautifully in the garden I am thinking... about the week ahead and what I can do with my time I am thankful... for the opportunity to exercise my ministry in the community where I... Continue Reading →

Refine


Lent Challenge - "Refine" I thought today I would share a song with you that I learned a couple of years ago which speaks to me on different levels each time I hear or sing it.

Forgive


Lent Challenge - "Forgive"   "Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a permanent attitude" - Martin Luther King Jr  

Questions


Lent Challenge - "Questions" Who? Who decided that women deserve a pat on the head for a single day each year, calling it “International Women’s Day”? What? What do they think women do on the other 364 days of the year? Why? Do women fall for it year after year? When? Are we going to... Continue Reading →

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