the privilege of choice

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I recently attended a wedding in Ramallah. A couple of us clergywomen were invited by a friend of ours from Gaza whose friend's son was getting married, and it was such a gift to be able to share in the joy of the women gathered for the occasion. I'm going to bore you briefly with some…

death by words

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Oh, my dear ones. I am still here. And I apologise for being such a terrible blogger and correspondent. A special apology goes to members of my partnering presbyteries who have taken the time to get in touch and not yet had a response from me. I PROMISE I will write soon. This is woefully…

a day in the life of…

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When I was back in Scotland, one of the most frequent questions I got asked was, 'What's a normal day like for you?' I didn't really know how to answer it because in ministry -- as in other vocations, I suspect -- one day blurs into another and I lose track of how I spend…

the scots hotel

While I've been on holiday, my second video blog has come out. I suspect most of my readers will have either seen it on social media or via the Church of Scotland newsletters, but for those who have somehow missed it and are interested in viewing it, here you go. The Scots Hotel is not…