The mustard seed

Sharing this again, by request. I love how Jesus measures tree size not in cubits (or whatever), but in hospitality. How big is the tree?  Oh, big enough for birds to make their home there. Big enough to offer safety and hospitality. Big enough for them to lay their eggs and raise their chicks. We … More The mustard seed

Science Hymn

This was written for Ely Cathedral’s Science Festival (May/June 2017) and was sung for the first time this morning in the Cathedral, so is now free for anyone to use. Enjoy.  The tune is Love Unknown. Praise for the depths of space,its endless scope and scale:in such a vast embraceour words and numbers fail.For what … More Science Hymn

Birmingham Diocese’s strategy document in metric verse. Because hymns.

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.