Love Island?

I’ve been watching Love Island in the run up to being ordained as a deacon in the Church of England. This feels wrong on so many levels as the programme represents all kinds of hedonistic behaviour. People get hurt by the programme and young men and women are almost encouraged to be promiscuous by the […]

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Smoothing pebbles

I recently did a short placement at our local hospice, where I worked with the Spiritual Care team. Being around people who are only days or hours away from the end of their life was challenging and difficult to hear about. At times I didn’t want to see the pain, and I’m not sure it’s […]

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My best man

  So I’m currently investigating the wonderful world of clergy wear as my ordination approaches. I’m talking Albs, Stoles, Cassocks, Scarfs, shirts, bib-stocks and surplices. Crazy talk I know. The last time I spent more than £100 on an outfit for a big church ceremony was in 2007 when I was preparing for my wedding […]

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Mothering..

It’s been a week of women in our house. My daughter was born on International Women’s Day and so we’ve celebrated her birthday this week, and of course it’ was Mothering Sunday yesterday. It was also yesterday that I finally got to announce my next training post which starts in July, and is a big […]

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The Call

Even if I can’t spot him in the crowd, and my friends don’t even know he exists, I know he’s got his binoculars fixed on me. Even though others can’t hear the music I’m still dancing.

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