without love, we gain nothing

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I've started -- and then deleted -- this post half a dozen times. The truth is, I don't know what to say. I thought about writing about how I've had friends visiting, and it's been a week of good food, lots of laughter, and an abundance of gin. I considered posting my Reply from the…

who am i?

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First of all, I want to say thank you to you, dear friends and readers, for the overwhelming compassion and kindness you have extended in response to my last post. I spent 24 hours (almost literally -- sleep has been elusive) after writing it with my finger hovering between 'delete' and 'publish' before finally working…

liturgical lack

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Over the past few months, I've been reading the blog of an American rabbi. She was in the midst of getting a divorce when I first started following her, and her words resonated so much with the pain and confusion I was feeling.  When it came time to finalise her divorce, she wrote a liturgy around…

christ episcopal school

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I wrote this article back in the autumn for publication in a few Scottish Episcopal Church newsletters, hoping that some congregations might be interested in forming a link with Christ Episcopal School in Nazareth. I meant to post it here before Christmas but ... well, you know what life is like in the run up…