The Depths of the Ocean

The Depths of the Ocean

Emotions are like the ocean and pain can be like a tsunami wave. It’s a collective bundle of grief, loss, sadness, hopelessness, frustration, gratitude. You can’t feel pain without knowing something is wrong. But like all feelings, pain is a messenger....
A Theology of Rain.

A Theology of Rain.

Every so often a window blows open in the wind and rain lands in unwelcome places – the fresh laundry pile, the pile of books beside the bed, the pot plant. We shield ourselves from rain in the construction of wood, concrete and glass over our daily lives, but...
When You are in the Graft.

When You are in the Graft.

Not done yet: but instead always onwards, upwards and downwards on the journey of life. This is harder than it sounds. But if there is within you some ache, frustration or desire that will not rest – you are not done yet. Fight for your life, through the pain...
The Lonely Advent.

The Lonely Advent.

The Advent season starts for each of us, alone. No matter that by Christmas Day, most of us will find our way to be connected with some others –  family, friends or communities. But it starts with people alone. Elizabeth, the cousin of Mary, is carrying a child...