Spirituality in an Ecological Crisis

It’s not enough to know we’re in an ecological crisis. You have to feel it. It’s a question of the story you tell yourself about who you are. It’s a question of meaning and of spirituality – a question of being who you are in relation to all the life (human and otherwise) that is.Continue reading “Spirituality in an Ecological Crisis”

The Lord’s Prayer

Rowan Williams, in his book ‘Being Disciples’, makes an interesting link between the line in the Lord’s Prayer “Give us this day our daily bread” and the succeeding lines about forgiveness. I struggle to follow Rowan Williams a lot of the time, probably because I’m not one of your natural mystics. (For all the timeContinue reading “The Lord’s Prayer”

The light shines in the darkness

“The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it.”   (St John 1.5 (New International Version)) I’m not sure if this should be a Christmas or an Advent sonnet.  You decide! The earth was dark, and dark misunderstood the fragile point of light that pricked its veil. These wise men, strongContinue reading “The light shines in the darkness”