Monthly Archives: January 2018

January 30, 2018

They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint (Isaiah 40.31) 7.30 am: A communion. Waiting for, say, the … Continue reading

January 26, 2018

Delight thyself also in the Lord: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart (Psalm 37.4) 8.00 am: A communion. The verse (above) has been a comfort to, and the experience of, the faithful within the Judaeo-Christian tradition for … Continue reading

January 25, 2018

Rebirth may come, as from a woman in travail, convulsing and, through much distress of thought and frame, into a world made ready. 5.10 am: I stared towards the bedroom ceiling, wondering how long before the, for me, unfocussed silhouette … Continue reading

January 24, 2018

8.00 am: Administrations. 8.30 pm: A communion. 9.00 am: Back on the job and to writing the paper. First, I reviewed the fruit of yesterday’s sound processing. ‘Pare-down. Pare-down, John!’ And, so I stripped away everything that was either superfluous … Continue reading

January 19, 2018

Yet man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward (Job 5.7) Now there’s a truth that’s validated by our own experience in this world, and comprehensive in its scope. Our bodies, minds, relationships, work, hopes, fears, loves, and … Continue reading