Sermon: St Peter’s, Vauxhall

(repeated St Anselm’s, Kennington, 17 March 2013) Making a good space My daughters can create chaos on the living room carpet, with dressing-up clothes strewn, books and magazines they have finished reading, drawings and pencils, and various animal soft-toys they have been making up stories about and role-playing with, sweet-wrappers and bits of cut-up paper. … Continue reading Sermon: St Peter’s, Vauxhall

Reasons not to pray: 1, 2, 3

Why is prayer so difficult – desired and avoided in equal measure? I think there are three key reasons: Prayer is the time when we stop everything else we are doing. Often the first thing that occurs is an awareness of pain in myself or others: the physical or emotional or global pain, which is … Continue reading Reasons not to pray: 1, 2, 3