Confluence: Maundy Thursday 2023 Confluence of Word and flesh, in Palestine; Confluence of Spirit and our spirits, in our bodies; Confluence of Body and Blood, in bread and wine. Crossed: Good Friday 2023 Delight of the Father, darkened. Begotten, unmade; Glory, gorified; Chosen, forsaken; Filler, emptied; Immensity, squeezed; Gatherer, isolated; Teacher, distraught; Walker, lamed; Welcomer, woe-begone; Renovator, … Continue Reading
Unwelcome sighs and groans escape the veiled and hidden jurisdiction of my heart, like serpent hisses harmonise the nailed ripped feet which stamp upon its head. The start of something new? A rupture with one’s flesh refusing submission to idle hope? Disturbing rebel’s trusted forge with fresh disease? This year’s distress made kingdoms grope for … Continue Reading
Following the sad news of the death of Bishop Simon Barrington-Ward on Holy Saturday 2020, formerly the Bishop of Coventry, we are pleased to publish a poem in memoriam, written by Sarah Cawdell. “Lord Jesus Christ” Berlin 1954 Post war community is found where trauma is faced, sin acknowledged, forgiveness found, poetry and friendship, love, … Continue Reading
Using prose and poetry Graham Kings explores remembering, thinking, and imagining drawing on Augustine of Hippo, Anselm of Canterbury and Rowan Williams.
A Good Friday poem
A new hymn for Christmas – #Godwithus
A poem for Good Friday and Easter
A poem for Holy Innocents
This life is given to me from the hand of God…..
A poem for Christmas