#BIGRead14: Monochrome (#SH2014)

#BIGRead14 As someone who loves colour, today’s poem is a challenge, particularly: Let me be, then, more black and white in who I am, what I say, what I do. and Let me be grey that others may colour and be coloured. I loved finding the photo above on The Worship Cloud, as it could […]

#BIGRead14: Untie My Depths

#BIGRead14 Today’s poem gives a real sense of ‘struggle’, seeking to find ‘meaning’, but getting caught up and tangled in what we are already caught up in: Disentangle me, Lord. Unpick my inner knot. Unravel my complexity. Unweave my deepest confusion. Untwist the channels of spirit within. I’m not one that talks about ‘visions’ much, […]

#BIGRead14: Pain

#BIGRead14 Today’s poem, on pain, makes me think of a number of verses in Genesis, where the ground is cursed, labour is cursed, and life is made so much more difficult through our own disobedience… Yet the truth is that the pain overcomes me. It invades, vanquishes and diminishes me. I know some of the […]

#BIGRead14: Hosanna

#BIGRead14 Just: Heroic Son of David: heal us, and give us the hope we cannot grasp. Amen. #Do1NiceThing:┬áThank people for the virtues they have Maggi Dawn Encouraged by coming across the Bethphage charity, as I googled for more information on the city… The poem, the church service I went to today, and Maggi’s reading all, […]

#BIGRead14: Generosity

#BIGRead14 A call to be generous with our time and our money…. My brain is whirling between ‘responsible’ and ‘courageous’ in our giving… Including of ourselves. As I’m spending a weekend with members of my family I felt rude to go off for a nap… But that means they’ve been able to get on. It’s […]