Carnivore or Herbivore?

Dinosaur-Samaritan

Carnivore or Herbivore? Was the question asked by Taliesin when he was asked to portray the Good Samaritan as a dinosaur.  And what a good question.  Should the image of the good Samaritan be one which drives us to go…

Doubt, Faith and Honest Thomas

Doubt is not the opposite of faith, that is certainty.  In a world where everything is governed by what is certain, there is no room for faith.  But that’s not the world we live in.  I remember upsetting someone at…

Lle Gorffwys – a resting place

bluebells

I have for some time given worth to the idea of a shared common task.  A task other than maintaining a building or a pattern of worship as these things ought to serve the central task rather than the other…

Fourth Person of the Trinity

rublev-trinity

I want to introduce you to the fourth person of the trinity.  Unlike Douglas Adams, who we forgive for the subtitle of his fifth book of three ‘the increasingly inaccurately titled “Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy trilogy”’, there is some…

Let go and let God

lovegive

When I was licensed here, I was licensed as Priest in Charge in these parishes.  It is a technical, but important distinction.  I am not the incumbent, though for all practical purposes I am treated by the Diocese and constitution…

Disaster, Death and Re-Creation

gardenbow

There are a myriad of disaster movies that exist of extinction events of cataclysmic proportions.  Events on earth to wipe out or nearly wipe out humanity.  There is an even greater list of movies that talk of a new beginning…

One EASTER Day

onedayposter

During Lent I’ve been reflecting each week on the film One Day.  It is a story about love, life, death and resurrection.  It doesn’t describes specifically the events of our Easter story at all – however, it does give us…

One Day won’t last forever

anointedbeforestorm

Passion Sunday for me is about being uncomfortable in a comfortable place.  A bolt hole, a place of refuge, a place to go before a difficult encounter.  A favourite cafe.  A bench on a hill.  A place with friends where…

Healing the Hunger Games

anotherplace

For the Conwy County Civic Service 2016. Around ten years ago I was in Liverpool for Holy Week, the week leading up to Easter Sunday. We visited the Anglican Cathedral, took the tour, climbed the tower and looked back towards…