Loss

✝ Lockdown Prayers 13   Holy Love, into which I pour the pain of loss, transform my mind so I may see that nothing is truly lost; for you have eyes to see that which is lost to me. That nothing is truly gone for you have grace to pour upon my ruptured heart. That […]

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Seeing the Light

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God”. Matthew 5:8 We’d lived in Hoboken for a while. We had a lovely railroad apartment on the top floor of an apartment building. The lounge was 24 feet by 12 feet, enormous by Hoboken standards. I was working at the Church in Manhattan, and […]

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The cross hurts

Mark 3:1-2 I liked her, I really did, but her behaviour was out of control. The first few months with the church had been great, but then she’d changed. Gradually she’d become belligerent and acerbic. Firstly she brought her testicles to church. She wanted to show everyone. She’d had them removed, and liked to shock […]

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Killed by a bus

It was the first day of the first term of the brand new school, and so far all was going well. At the assembly the head addressed the school. “There’s only one thing I ask” she said, “that we all treat everyone with love and respect, that you treat everyone the way you’d like to be treated”.

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He hit on me!

A colleague hit on me.
I was really flattered. It’s been a while since anybody did that.
I think my husband still fancies me, but he never says so.
I do wonder whether I’m just ugly now and nobody wants me.
But then someone hit on me, and for a few minutes I felt special.

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