Tag Archives: hope

A Prayer for Orlando

I’m feeling angry. I want to roar in the face of everyone who has stood against the LGBT+ community, to point, to say, “This is the kind of result! This is 20 dead! This is hearts broken, families ripped apart … Continue reading

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A Prayer of Women

I’m sharing a post today (anonymously, but with permission) from a dear friend. Thanks. ‘Today is International Women’s Day. Some of us gender outlaws can find this day a bit tricky, so here is my prayer for International Women’s Day: … Continue reading

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Be the world’s Valentine

Ahhh…Saint Valentine…It’s the time of year when we take note of this chap, and what he stood for. There’s some mixed reports over his exact life and death, but his martyrology remembers him for secretly performing marriages against the orders … Continue reading

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A World Wide Hope

This week Archbishops from around the whole world (known as the Primates) have been gathering in London to discuss current events, including the churches’ response to sexuality. Together, the conservative groups and more liberal groups prayed, hoped and talked. From … Continue reading

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From death to life (a look back)

I’m having one of those days that you get near Christmas where the nostalgia takes over and you are drawn back to the beginning of the year, exploring the good and the bad, the happy and the sad. My year … Continue reading

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The Forgetting Point (Addiction, Fantasy, Freedom)

There’s a moment in every addiction where you cross over into an imaginary world in which everything is okay. You don’t have to exist in your world any more and the problems that you have created or that have been … Continue reading

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Rejoice (through gritted teeth?)

“Come and stand before your Maker,” says Dunstin Kensrue in his song, Rejoice, “Full of wonder, full of fear. Come behold His power and glory, yet with confidence draw near. For the one who holds the heavens and commands the stars above, … Continue reading

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