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God is not dead

Recently I was watching something (clearly forgettable, as I’ve forgotten what it was) on TV, and had a thought on hearing a father reading to his child, ending “and they lived happily ever after”.  The thought started with a memory... Continue Reading →

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Thoughts At the Outset of Autumn

“... to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.” — Mary Oliver, “In Blackwater Woods” That epigraph... Continue Reading →

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Jonah and the Whale Vomit

Last night, while the rest of the work was gently sleeping, I found myself counting 17 mosquito bites. I'm no stranger to that kind of thing in Britain, so Aussie Mozzies (...just guessing that's a term, but - surely...?) are... Continue Reading →

Seriously. If you have gold shoes, just go ahead and wear them!

I was sitting in the open air cafe of the Museum for the Contemporary Arts in Sydney this week when I saw her. I wasn't particularly people-watching, but when you're facing the Opera House and someone walks across your line... Continue Reading →

Myths, metaphors, mysteries and making it up: theology meets fiction

There is a saying which I’ve seen variously attributed to African, Amerind and Asian wise men, which goes “I don’t know if it happened this way, but I know this story is true”. A little while ago, I blogged on... Continue Reading →

When the moon covers the sun, we have a solar eclipse. What do you call it when birds do that? - Kim Young-ha

It’s Time to Talk About God

Growing up I remember praying to God that he would answer all sorts of prayers, from a sick relative to a $25,000 prize in a yogurt box so I could buy all the toy guns I could afford. Later when... Continue Reading →

A Chance Encounter With a Former Church Member

Ever since beginning to deconstruct my faith, I’ve joked with myself it feels like I must be wearing a neon sign that says, “Hi, I’m going to Hell because I’m examining my faith more closely” when I’m in town and... Continue Reading →

The Way Station ‘meet up’ is this weekend: What’s it all about?

This weekend we have our first meet up for the Way Station. A few of us are getting together in person in a conference room in Leeds (UK), and we'll be sharing the conversation with anyone in the Way Station... Continue Reading →

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