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The human Soul made Immortal through Love †

It would be so very easy to believe that something inside has died. But being me I strive to believe that although for me St Valentine may have lost his earthly appeal, he has shrouded and enveloped me in his eternal, … 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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Miracles & Pinnacles

† This is my favourite of all the photographs which I took on my Rome pilgrimage.  It is the Tabernacle and Christ’s presence, which I captured from the balcony in The Venerable English College in Rome.  The special effects were … Continue reading

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Beyond all the World

I have just come back from a . . . . . . . . Pilgrimage to Rome.   I left a blank space whilst I try to think of a word to describe my pilgrimage.  I ponder for a … Continue reading

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The impossibly beautiful long dark night of my soul

Today I received my final annulment letter telling me that Westminster has formally agreed with Brentwood that my ‘former marriage has been duly declared null and void.’ It goes on to say ‘This means that it is now possible for … 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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Him in all Things?

It is beautiful on my morning walk at the moment.  The rain and intermittent hot sunshine has made for breath-taking lemon and lime green brush strokes of wheat, ink tipped with a darker green.  Green wheat billowing in a Mexican wave … Continue reading

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Filling Holes & Healing Souls

It’s a small parish.  The week day congregation is but a handful. “There isn’t one of us here that isn’t deeply hurting and broken inside by something …….” went the beautifully poignant homily.  Everybody sitting before me lowers their head … Continue reading

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The Love of the Letter

There is something so beautifully poignant and so romantically unsurpassable, encapsulated in the history of the written words of Love, as three times I have discovered in the last few weeks alone. Before Frank Thompson was posted to the Middle … Continue reading

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The Eternalness of Love

Peter Owen Jones says “Those of us who attempt to wedge the Divine experience into words always fall short.  We can never really do it, at best we can only show you the light from the diamond not the diamond itself.” … Continue reading

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A relevant old 2009 blog – re-visited & revamped

A Solitary Peace I like myself.  I like my intentions. I have met myself when I am in a raw state, stripped away of all of life (other than survival).  I liked me, the core of me, what was left … Continue reading

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C.O.S.M.I.C

Children of St Mary’s Intensive Care is a charity which my family and I support.  All of my children have just walked 5K through Kensington and Hyde Park to raise money for equipment.  St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington is where … Continue reading

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CK11 XCR (LOVE)

My old car was sold for far less than it was worth to me.  My old car many people thought was an ugly car.  My old car was lovingly resurrected after it’s borderline write off. Frighteningly and severely crunched in … Continue reading

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Miracles

1 Corinthians 12:10   To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues: John 4:48 Then said Jesus unto him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will … Continue reading

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Radiohead + Lamentation

What with the last post Love Like Poison ‘s creep Radiohead cover, and with Santo Jude’s need & Thom Yorke music relay, and then the Bridges and Tangents  Wedding vows post……. it’s most definitely a red wine and Radiohead moment. Perfect. And then a little Latitude, and … Continue reading

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6 years ago today

Today All the white petals fell from the rose My beautiful rose. And all that was left of the strong stem Was an invisible spiral aspiring heaven bound Umbilical Connecting the clay to beyond the stars. 12th May 2005

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