Category Archives: communication

—————-†he Line Crossed

Sometimes I have been known to cross the line . . . Whoops! 0–:O/     Sorry. On occasions in a lesser way, my children have too.  It’s tricky to know when to let them fall and when to catch … Continue reading

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The Gift of Bad Spelling

I am not a very good speller; you may have noticed.  One of the comments on one of my assignment submissions said “Rather marred by grammatical errors”.  This was on the one paper which I never double checked with another, … Continue reading

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The Kiss of Life .3

Again and again He kisses us on the mouth He reverently breathes life into us He teaches us how to breathe He lovingly imparts the word The word made flesh He spirits us Holy. Blessed Consummation. Our response is intrinsic … Continue reading

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The Kiss of Life .2

Again and again I kiss you on the mouth I reverently breathe life into you I teach you how to breathe I lovingly impart the word The word made flesh I spirit you Holy. Blessed invocations. Your response is intrinsic … Continue reading

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The Kiss of Life .1

† Again and again you kiss me on the mouth You reverently breathe life into me You teach me how to breathe You lovingly impart the word The word made flesh You spirit me Holy. Blessed invocations. My response is … 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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Seeing the Wood for the Trees

Seeking a little peace from a little hell one day, I pulled over to a random country lay by in my car. And God reached me right there in the moment.  Miracle. Thank God for my iPhone camera. Cameras which … Continue reading

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Waiting to Receive

I have had both a wonderful and a dreadful week.  One steeped in not so much coincidence but I am told providence.  A week of beautiful communication mixed with complex and confusing communication, topped with awful life choking communication. I … Continue reading

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Friendship & St Vincent de Paul

Recently our parish has started up an S.V.P group.  My teenage daughter and I are members, she is considering doing a Duke of Edinburgh award and would use her visits as hours spent volunteering as a service to her community. … Continue reading

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The Maverick Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

Music takes us right back to a moment in time capturing the energy and the essence of the inner pilgrimage whilst accompanying us on our journey in the outward world. Whilst I was in Rome it was the timeless un-dated … Continue reading

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Breathing Love

“My God, if my tongue cannot say in every moment that I love you, I want my heart to repeat it to you as often as I draw breath”.-St. John Vianney

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Faith, Happiness Engineers & a Slight Technical Hitch

For the past 2 weeks I have had a  slight technical hitch on my blog.  A very frustrating technical hitch. “I cannot open my stats, or my follows, and shares, my clicks, or my categories and tags boxes?” It has … Continue reading

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Frustrating Ole Worlde

Between a rock and a hard place. At certain times of the month to be in my position is to be  . . . . .  words can not describe. Screaming for as long and as loud as is humanly … Continue reading

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A Reading Week – In Contradiction.

I have read much this past week about Thomas Merton.  Beneath the Mask of Holiness is a meditation by Mark Shaw on the life of the great monk who sought understanding knowledge and intimacy with God, through a life struggling … Continue reading

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Spiritual Direction, Sunpools & St Rose of Lima

At university on Saturday mornings before our lecture, we begin the day with morning prayer with the Sister’s of the Maria Asumpta Chapel, and then Mass.  It is a beautiful and blessed way to start any day, and especially study … Continue reading

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Going French

I am in Love with French films. Even French films which don’t make the earth move. They are un-like other films.  They do not have to be something bold, or in your face. They are not hard or cutting edge, … Continue reading

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Dying Gracefully

I returned home from London late last night (at 12.45) to an email, telling me that a dearest elderly friend is now desperately ill.  Tomorrow is Mother’s Day. Today it is Mother’s Day. I put on a pretty dress and … Continue reading

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Free Spirit

It’s Lent again.  Like Jesus I followed the Holy Spirit.  Presently I am in my acrid Lenten desert.  I have given up church and community for 40 days, maybe more.  I pray lots and walk lots.  I am constantly with … Continue reading

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Jesus is homeless and sleeping rough on the streets of London. Jesus is Watoto.

For the last few weeks I have been taking some polystyrene cups and a silly little flask to University, with soup in it, so that I could offer the homeless people whom I pass, a little something to warm them … Continue reading

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Sssssshhhhh!

When I was eighteen having already completed a two-year foundation diploma in drama, I auditioned for an intensive 1 year Community Theatre Course.  This involved three separate terms.  Term one was  Theatre in Education (which I absolutely loved), which was a … Continue reading

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Made in the Image & Likeness of God – sensuous & extrasensory then.

Sensuousness is vital to our wholesome living.  It is vital to our living in Love with the world around us.  It is vital to our Spirit.  It is vital to us being inspired. Whether we are touched by an imposingly … Continue reading

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Prayer, me and Saint Ignatius

I am blessed,  I have a beautiful space in my home which I have declared mine own.  It has my own things within, organised in a way I so wish, without the pressure of another’s way.  You enter through an … Continue reading

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The True Light

The other morning when I was in the shower, thinking, dreaming, contemplating and praying with my eyes shut, I made a discovery.  With my eyes closed for whatever reason (unbeknownst to me) I raised my eyebrows, and still with eyes … Continue reading

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The Devil of the Stats

I have been writing my blog now for 9 months, (the same length of time it took, for each of my babies to be brought to life through my body) 72 posts in total to date.  Nobody knows about this … Continue reading

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Something Beautiful for God

It is so very penetrating and momentous when God communicates with us through the scriptures.  I mean not just the everyday tuning in, where any one of us might gather water to quench our thirst.   But the days when … Continue reading

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