Category Archives: morality

Friday Is Sandwiches 4 †he Homeless day. (F I S H)

On  Saturday on the way to uni,  outside Notting Hill tube station, at 8.00 in the morning, in the freezing temperatures, lay what looked like two bodies asleep on the glittering pavement, with nothing but an open sleeping bag strewn … Continue reading

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The Art of Abuse & Forgiveness

What makes one kind of abuse worse than another?  What separates one violation from another?  After all, all souls violated are violated souls whatever the violation.  What difference does stranger, friend or loved one make, male or female make, innocence, … Continue reading

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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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An Obligation to Love

ob·li·ga·tion/ˌäbliˈgāSHən/ noun 1. An act or course of action to which a person is morally or legally bound; a duty or commitment. 2. The condition of being morally or legally bound to do something. ~~~~~~~~~ Because of love’s obligation, and … Continue reading

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The Homeless Rome

I step inside St Peters Basilica . . . . . speechlessness. . . . . . ! Each transcendent marble letter was 3 metres in length.  From the ground they look like an inch. Today’s miracle, The Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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A Little Peace of Perspective

My Rome pilgrimage meant that for the first time in 18 years I had to leave Great Britain. My not leaving Britain for such a long time was partly due to finances and priorities, partly to do with circumstances, and … Continue reading

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I Confess

Yesterday I went to Westminster Cathedral to do my first ever Confession.  The Sacrament of Reconciliation.  Well if you are going to do it,  you may as well do it in style. My first ever Confession with a living priest … Continue reading

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DV8 CAN WE TALK ABOUT THIS?

Uncomfortable. The personal physical tic’s of human nature, expressed through music, movement, dance, lyrics and scripts appears to be ‘the thing’ in theatres across the board at the moment. I recently saw the intense CAN WE TALK ABOUT THIS? performance by DV8 … Continue reading

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Moral Theology, Trishna & Marriage

Today my university lecture was on Moral Theology.  What a day!  My lecturer called for a courageous example before the class, of a real ethical dilemma that has affected us personally in our ministry or lives.  After a weak response … 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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Alpha & Omega, Adam & Christ

In the early days of writing my blog, I wrote   ← Alpha, Omega and Epstein’s Adam.  in response to Sir Jacob Epstein’s Adam sculpture at the Royal Academy of Arts, British Modern Sculpture Exhibition.  In my observation I made a distinction between … Continue reading

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Violence, Dignity, Sex & Original Sin

I recently watched the film Tyrannosaur.  It is a film which has the power to make one come away and question, intersect, and pinpoint the acute pain, that can metamorph itself into a festering evil,  sometimes unrestrained, sometimes disguised, behind … Continue reading

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Missing the Junction

Today I went to collect my student Id card.  The college is already beginning to feel like a place to which I feel warm and familiar towards. Even the sisters that I see walking up the road (to whom I … Continue reading

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Spiritual Communion

One of the things which I really struggle with in my faith, is the fact that I am not allowed to be united with my children or church family, in the receiving of the Eucharist.  Holy Communion has been such … Continue reading

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Nawal El Saadawi, F.G.M and British Rape Trials

A while back I blogged about F.G.M. Female Genital Mutilation I then myself out of anger, defiance and celebration responded to that post here Tabernacle As a doctor and human rights activist,  “Outspoken writer Nawal El Saadawi is one of Egypt’s leading feminists … Continue reading

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Aung San Suu Kyi. The Reith Lectures.

SECURING FREEDOM/LIBERTY I believe that if you really want or need to say something, then you really should  have the freedom and courage to gently clearly and directly speak your Truth.  A soul should not be denied. God will forever … Continue reading

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Tabernacle

Following on from the cruel, distressing and disturbing last post, which as a female made me feel so angry and violated, I am posting this in celebration of both a male and a female’s dignity, and right to their sexuality. … Continue reading

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Female Genital Mutilation

Last night I spent the evening with a dearest friend who has given up writing for T.V (Skins) amongst other things, in order to re-train as a Midwife.  She is a wonderful person who intends on taking her new vocation … Continue reading

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Sex and my Re-Education

This week my 13-year-old daughter watched The Sex Education Show……….. 3 days later after watching Glee together, this aroused an interesting and sensitive conversation between us, prompted by her.  She is a bright and socially confident young person, and far … Continue reading

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