for all who aren’t

There are few days so cruel as mothers day A prayer of love for those who aren’t mothers. Today may you know all you are. A prayer of love for those who decided they wouldn’t be a mother because they dared not for fear they would replicate a world that tried to destroy them A…

magnetic fields

Last night in a biological psych tutorial we studying magnetic fields produced by the brain. Every connection between neurons in the brain produces an electrical charge [that’s every thought, every learning, every choice, every memory]. That’s how we can do EEGs to see what’s happening in the brain. With every electrical charge comes a corresponding…

enough

holding on only to the promise that i once was sure of and trusting that will be enough [it will] letting go of the things i once knew myself by in the hopes they will live beyond me [they will] and sinking into whatever is to come in the faith that it will be love…

on crises and catastrophes

I was thinking about crises and catastrophes, while riding my bike into work this morning… Someone asked yesterday, in response to a thing I wrote for Crosslight about easter, why i would call myself a person of faith. I do so because it makes me live differently. Calling myself Christian gives me no choice about…

just one

I ask for just one miracle this weekend: that I will no longer believe the impossible is. That I will find the faith to believe that liberation will come for those who are imprisoned by their own – or another’s – fear and judgement. That I will find the faith to believe that the most…

The UK 2013 trip

Registrations are now open for the UK 2013 Greenbelt + more trip. It’s slightly shorter than previous years; I’m pretty sure it’s going to be absolutely brilliant. I do hope you can come. The information and registration form is here: UK2013infobrochure

all that’s borrowed

We live in borrowed time, says Lent. i have lived on borrowed truth for a while as well, and borrowed faith when necessary i know I have taken certainty from places that shouldn’t have given it to me and probably wouldn’t have, willingly. I have tried to make it my own. all of it. i…

Breathing space

Few things fill me with anticipation more than the return of Pádraig Ó Tuama at the end of February, for a 3 month poet-in-residence project with the CFM. He’ll be doing a mixture of in-house and public events – including this 3 day event in Hobart. I hope you can come… Download information here: breathingspace