The nativity is never finished….

Each year I write a nativity play for church. I love it. I love the fact that I can write it specifically for us, using the people who are there and working with their particular strengths, and that we can, to some extent, pick up themes from the year and work them into the script… Continue reading The nativity is never finished….

On words, listening and trying to be still.

I’ve just told somebody I want to live in a hermitage. (The answer I received was “not much chance of that!”). But I’m feeling overwhelmed by words…words spoken, words heard, words read, words written (and then deleted; I am trying to write a sermon and it is not going well!!) And here are more. Listening… Continue reading On words, listening and trying to be still.

Sharing news…or not…

We hadn’t seen one another for ages, and just met by chance. There was time, so we adjourned to a coffee shop to catch up. She had lots to tell me, since much had happened. I had lots to tell her, because my life has been “interesting” recently. We both talked a lot. I admired… Continue reading Sharing news…or not…