What’s eating away at you?

I think that … that you work on the thing that's eating away at you. And I think that the performers that we feel are wrestling with something significant are the performers that hold … they hold our attention. Why couldn't people take their eyes of Brando? Something was always eating at him. I don't … Continue reading What’s eating away at you?

Prayer in the intersticies

Prayer is a subversive activity. It involves a more or less open act of defiance against any claim by the current regime. Eugene Peterson: The Contemplative Pastor, p.10 The 'claim of the current regime' is multiple and multiply overwhelming: improve: today's achievement is never good enough tomorrow (something I learnt from working in the NHS); … Continue reading Prayer in the intersticies

On being loved and desired

I have been rereading The Shape of Living by David F Ford. I am trying to put into practice something he says. Shape of Living by David F Ford There are two great simple truths about Christian desiring. The first is that God desires us.This is perhaps the hardest truth of any to grasp. Do … Continue reading On being loved and desired