A few weeks ago, I went on a walk in Leeds. A 2.5 mile section of The Leeds Country Way, of a much wider 62 mile "footpath" around Leeds. The weather was warm, and a change from the snow of the month or so prior. Here are some photos: Starting with a wooden gate off … Continue reading Leeds photos
Sometimes, there is no time for a transition. I have transitioned before, such as working part-time, and pursuing my passion. But now, the arrows are pointing in the direction of a step of faith. I would rather work a second job. To work hard until I am doing the career I want to do. But now, … Continue reading Committing to a career
Serve the congregation as the body of Christ ... In mass, sometimes the minister (the "presbyter") is the focal point of communion. He - or in some denominations or regions, she - "presides", and serves communion for the congregation. And sometimes, "high churches" elevate the minister as the focal point; through such as architecture, silver and … Continue reading Do this in remembrance of me. The practice of communion.
When there seems to be no justice, remember the God who gave us Jesus ... Jesus who was, and is and is to come
When what is difficult hangs by a thread There is beauty when it is not lost but held and when the thread is done and held and the beauty is formed then there is beauty that was held by a thread and so much to be appreciated, … Continue reading And held
It has been a quiet couple of weeks in NYC. I head to Leeds on Monday 12th. It's about 6.5 hours from NYC to London, and then I will bus up to Leeds. I have found a church in Leeds that seems to be a good fit. I am keen to be drumming, and contributing … Continue reading Next steps
Holy Spirit a warm presence; an ache, for expression Find expression. Life that which we desire; an ache, to be heard, and to be done Find expression. Be spoken - Love that which we need; a warmth, to be welcomed Find your way Confidence that which builds; please Find a way Worth … Continue reading A gentle Spirit
I've been doing a lot of walking since arriving in New York on Friday. It's a long walk from East Williamsburg to Manhattan. At least an hour and a half each way. Plenty of time to observe, and wander in provoked thoughts. I have made it out to Macy's (I almost bought a new jacket), the … Continue reading New York and rest
God. Church. Tutoring, work, drums. ... These are my priorities at the moment. To work out priorities, is important when you are not doing what you want. To set priorities, is setting a direction. And then the challenge is to stick to them. (You do not need to be doing the priorities, for them to … Continue reading Speaking it out
It's about four weeks until I get to NYC! I have two days in Hawaii, and which is time for the beach and some sun (good for the jetlag!). And then I fly overnight to NYC. JFK, at 6:55am.