Pentecost

Pentecost, 31st May, 2020 Perhaps the deepest irony, or mystery, of our faith is that when it is fulfilled God disappears from sight. The danger then becomes that we fill this ‘space’ with the imagery of faith rather than the fact of it, with the things of God, rather than …

The English Martyrs

The English Martyrs, 4th May 2020 Softly this Sunday morningof sunlight and daffodilsThe thought comes to meThat with malign intent somewhereAt this particular momentPrising the sealed edges of integrityMan tortures man. I should like to pretend otherwiseBury my head in the sandof my Sunday complacency(the daffodils sing in my heart)Yet …