Here and now we’re drawn together: hold us all in one embrace. Help us see, in one another, difference as a gift of grace. As each passing generation worships you in fresh new ways, join our songs with all creation, lift our voice to sing your praise. Lord, affirm our shared vocation: may we bring … More Birmingham Diocese’s strategy document in metric verse. Because hymns.
If you haven’t already seen it, take a look at this, the website for the Cambridge Stations. And better still, if you can, go along in person to any or all of the installations and artworks that have been specially commissioned as part of this pop-up reflective project for Lent. The tradition of following the … More Stations of the Cross
The eastern sky was liquid-red this morning. Though the sun’s well up, the air is cold, There’s something dark – a shepherd’s warning? That’s the phrase, I think. And I’ve been told They had a shepherd-king, once, long ago. A king! Imagine that. Who’d want to rule A people who, in fear, would stoop so … More Pontius Pilate’s random thoughts about how it’s everyone else’s fault
I wrote this for someone who was planning a service to pray for all those who work as safeguarding officers. One sets out to write a hymn about this subject with a certain degree of fear and trembling. But here it is. As always, it’s free for anyone to use – you don’t have to … More A hymn about safeguarding, of all things
Christmas blessings, everyone.
Here’s the new painting (well, newly finished – it’s been on the go for about 4 years, on and off!). It’s called ‘People of God’ and it’s acrylic on canvas. Not sure how many people there are, but they’re all unique. Maybe between 750 and 1000? Could be more. Who knows!