Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Litany of St Mary Magdalene

  Lord, have mercy on us, Christ, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us, Christ, graciously hear us. Holy Mary Mother of God,  Pray for us. St Mary Magdalene, Pray for us. Sister of Martha … Continue reading

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I Owe

† I owe everyone I meet Loving kindness;  nothing more . . . nothing less † †

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Beautiful Suffering

On Saturday evening I took myself off to see the acclaimed film Amour.  It was beautiful and devastating.  It was heartbreaking.  It would have been a difficult film for anyone to watch alongside ones partner, understanding the potential of what … Continue reading

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The Glass Tabernacle

A beautiful glass house effortlessly presented With its complex simplicity So perfectly minimal. A contradiction in texture From soft granular sand To a refined strength so desperately fragile. Prayer. Like happiness So exhibitly significant. I see into and out of … Continue reading

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Holy Holistics

Before I began my degree at Heythrop College, I spent 2 days at a poetry conference being held in the college, I stayed overnight in the Halls.  I did this in order to get a feel of the place, to … Continue reading

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She May Be Weary

wear·y adjective /ˈwi(ə)rē/ wearier, comparative; weariest, superlative Feeling or showing tiredness, esp. as a result of excessive exertion or lack of sleep – he gave a long, weary sigh Reluctant to see or experience any more of; tired of – she was weary of their constant arguments … Continue reading

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A Weak Under a Rainbow

Last week we were fortunate enough to have a family holiday in Cornwall, our first and much-needed holiday in six years.  I was in my element and delighted with wonder, as completely by chance (when exploring) I discovered we were … Continue reading

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