Tag Archives: faith

August 09

Being Human

I have entered the second week of my annual leave and have got into the pace of slowing down and switching off (as much as a hyperactive brain can). The luxury of time to think and mull ideas over, marinate in the experiences of the pandemic and my hope for the future. Today I visited […]

April 17

When the Dust Settles

Professor Lucy Easthope is the country’s leading emergency planner/disaster expert. When the Dust Settles Stories of love, loss and hope from an expert in disaster was published by Hodder and Stoughton in April 2022. I was lucky to meet Lucy online during the start of the pandemic, which then resulted in meeting up when lockdown […]

March 01

Leaning Towards Lent

2022. The world is in a mess. The people of Ukraine are in need of our support as are the people of Syria, Afghanistan, Yemen, Ethiopia and around the world. Matthew 26.40 “The King will reply, ‘ I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you […]

August 23

So I trust, too

My friend Ros sent me the verse above during a difficult time. I come back to it frequently. I have made no secret that I have found myself politically homeless during the pandemic, and have been disappointed and disgusted with an organized left who have no acknowledgement of competing harms. Privileged middle class academics who […]

December 27

Living in faith

“If you were put on trial for being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you”? Reading over old blogs for inspiration and this quote hit me hard. Today is the Feast of Saint John the Evangelist and I attended church for the first time in what seems like forever. The pandemic has […]

August 25

Spiritual Nourishment

  This photo was taken on a beautiful day which I blog about here. It seems like a lifetime ago now, before the pandemic that has changed our lives beyond recognition. This picture speaks of joy, of togetherness, of spiritual nourishment, of quality time with my mum, a circle of strong women who uplift one […]