Tag: #journeying

life and faith

Keep on walking

Our walk of faith so often feels like a treacherous journey through mud and mire, thorns and thistles, sinking sand and stony ground. Obstacles abound. We wonder where a safe passage can be found. Weeds wind their pernicious way around our hearts. Pebbles press into our shoes and we become …
life and faith

Now we are six(ty)

When I was six years old, I had a brush with death. It began with a clumsy careering into sharp wooden armchair corners that split my head open. There was a rush, hurry and flurry to get this child to hospital and stem the flow. The chair came off better …
life and faith

Dying to live

Sap remains in the vine. Life signs are present. Colour and vitality depleted but not gone for good. As I muse on the waning of plants and summer flowers, the colours of russet and gold midst green-leaved trees, I see myself mirrored in them. I’m in an autumnal season. Time to …