Monthly Archives: March 2018

March 29, 2018

Either: The answer is in the silence. Or: The silence is the answer. 8.00 am: A communion. My last day of work before the Easter weekend. 8.45 am: Even past students generate admin: references, letters of support and encouragement, and … Continue reading

March 28, 2018

A moderately better night’s sleep. 7.45 am: A communion. 8.30 am: I commenced writing the Easter Sunday morning’s intercessions. 9.00 am: Studiology. I set up the Fender Twin Amp and a Shure SM57 microphone to test both the operation of … Continue reading

March 26, 2018

An enduring silence in which hope, like Schrödinger’s cat, may be both alive and dead at the same time.  6.00 am: Awake. A restless night. The second in a row. I’d hoped that yesterday afternoon’s run might have tired my … Continue reading

March 23, 2018

Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? (Matthew 6.27) The figurative meaning of the New Testament Greek word for ‘worrying’ (μεριμνάω) means ‘to be pulled apart in all directions’ or, as we would … Continue reading

March 20, 2018

9.30 am: I walked passed the ‘Pollock shop’, as I call it, to drop off a suitcase at my son’s flat. 10.30 am: Following an abortive attempt to see a photography exhibition at the Hayward Gallery (which is closed on Tuesdays, … Continue reading

March 18, 2018

Sunday. A restless, spiritually feverish, night. Turbulent, long, and heartfelt prayers, large and unresolved questions, but much gratitude. Where do the answers lie? In what ways will they manifest themselves?  (Will it be, as it has always been for me, … Continue reading