Tag: #peace

life and faith

Catching crumbs

 A captured cloud of consciousness awakens me to a world beyond our own. There is beauty in the everyday and a heart’s yearning for more than eyes can see. Spirit calls to spirit and inner ears long to hear. These words, “Then King David went in and sat before the …
life and faith

Let truth be told

Sometimes we have to face up to home-truths about ourselves that make us squirm and try to wriggle away with shame and embarrassment. I’m having one of those times. As I’ve gone through Advent my deepest desire has been to connect with God at heart level, sense the pulse of …
life and faith

I’ll tell you what I want..

Never have peace and quiet been more highly sought after than now. We are living next door to a building site as our neighbour’s house requires extensive renovation work. The continual pound, thump, whirr, drrriiilll…are enough to make escape seem a necessity. My immediate response to Holley’s question: “What do …
life and faith

A stilling of the soul

 Tranquillity can seem a remote dream in our busy lives. Can we really be at peace with ourselves and the world around us without resorting to prescription medication, meditation or distancing? This Advent season finds me drained and drooping with exhaustion. I wonder how  to appreciate the wonder of the Incarnation …
life and faith poetry

Broken hearts..broken lives

Welcome. You are invited to consider something important with me today. If we look at the image here it is a recognisable symbol of a broken heart and probably a broken dream to accompany it. Familiar to many. Most of us try to hide our pain, our brokenness, as best …