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Posts tagged ‘Anglican’

We need to talk about death

A guest blog I wrote for the Anglican Communion News Service (click on image to read)

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Lent: Pruning & New Life

A few months ago someone gave me a miniature rose plant. It was very kind of them, and very pretty! Unfortunately though, I’m terrible with plants. Within weeks, the leaves went greyish, brownish and crispy. Dead, in short. I almost threw it out, but I’m also not very tidy, so for weeks it sat in my kitchen looking like dead twigs in a pot.

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Sacred space

There’s something about cathedrals that has begun to draw me in over the last couple of years. So while I was holidaying within an hour’s drive of Exeter recently, I ended up having a look round the cathedral there.

At the risk of a sweeping statement, Cathedrals in England seem somehow to “do” being Cathedrals better than Scotland… Read more