We met among alphabets. I saw myself Greek: walking the walls, inviolate as logic, mistress of philosophy’s glassy tongue. Translation came slow. I learned to trust Hebrew’s rich misreadings, risk reading between the lines: language of faith, our leap in the dark. ‘Among Alphabets’ Helen Tookey And when night comes, and you look back overContinue reading “watchnight 2022”
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gospel 6: Be on the watch for Me.
Aware of who I AM? Awake to where I AM? Look. I AM the ColourSwirler. I AM the LightBearer. I AM the StarGuider. I AM the PrayerReceiver. I AM the ViewFinder. I AM the HealthBringer. I AM the WisdomKeeper. Look. I AM in the eyes of the poor. Look. I AM reflected in theContinue reading “gospel 6: Be on the watch for Me.”
a monk in the world of 2021
I am honoured to have written another guest post for the Abbey of the Arts, which was published yesterday: As a contemplative photographer I thought I knew quite a bit about light and brightness, shadow and darkness. It appears I was wrong. During 2020 and 2021 a series of COVID-19 ‘Lockdowns’ have been offering meContinue reading “a monk in the world of 2021”
The water is one thing, and one thing for miles. The water is one thing, making this bridge Built over the water another. Walk it Early, walk it back when the day goes dim, everyone Rising just to find a way toward rest again. We work, start on one side of the day Like aContinue reading “watchnight 2020”