Prayer in a time of grief

My father died on Easter Sunday 2010. Six months later my long-term relationship hit the buffers. I found myself in a car-crash of intense sadness and anxiety with few air bags to cushion to blows. The doctor wrote me a few sick notes. I took time off work. I went back to work. I found … Continue reading Prayer in a time of grief


I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope For hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love For love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith But the faith and the love and the hope are all in the waiting. Wait without thought, for you … Continue reading Waiting

This and that

The universe was not designed with the comfort of human beings in mind. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Flow p.8 I notice two themes in my writing: God and this body – which is not other than God's body – are to be trusted. I enjoin you to relax, to trust, to attend to them, and to live … Continue reading This and that