We are given the authority to label things. Then we live with the consequences. As I sat in a building purpose built for worship, I watched as at least a hundred people walked in, crossed them selves, knelt, and labelled that space as sacred. The same naming has been done by thousands of people for […]Read more "Sacred Spaces"
Rebellion always starts in the undisciplined whispers of the jilted. Or the hopeful and liberated minds of the free. The jealous saw the future as hard and unwanted. They wanted the ease of their past lives, forgetting the oppression, forgetting the generations who had hoped to be in their shoes. But because they couldn’t get back, […]Read more "numbers A"
For 19 years I lived in the same house, with the same people (minus siblings who slowly moved away) and with largely similar life rhythms, in similar cultural circles. I then lived a further 5 years in that city, 4 in another city in Australia, after which I left. For 7 years I have mostly […]Read more "Transitional Withdraw"
An unfinished thought. I have been thinking and reading a few things of late that have made it difficult to dream of where I was going. Like i was on a road trip, determined to make it to a specific place to enjoy a forest and suddenly… all plans changed. We ran out of petrol, […]Read more "In the middle of the middle just sitting."
“We seek and we pray for our return to that time when, being united, we spoke the same things and there was no schism between us.”- Mark of Ephesus “Jesus became what we are that He might make us what he is.” – Athanasius The trinity. Three in one. The liquid, the solid, the gas. […]Read more "The blueprint. The mystery."
A giant wave devastates a heavily populated beachfront area and in the confusion of the aftermath, a government stands by idly, not really caring what happened to the peoples whose lives had just been crushed. A business man decides to profit off the confusing and makes some not so legal deals and buys up a […]Read more "Perhaps disorder is better than apathy."
A man builds a house next to a river. Its a beautiful house and a beautiful river. The water is fresh and cold. The sun is warm. The trees are perfect for sitting in and reading. The man loves drinking from the river. It keeps him well hydrated. He eats fish from it. He sails […]Read more "The chocolate river"