Beautiful Slow

Beautiful Slow

We live in a fast world. Fast food, fast cars, fast walk, fast lane. It’s not that I’m against fast. There’s a time and place for everything. But my feeling is that fast has taken over. We don’t even know we’re doing it. This fast living. This fast working. It’s...
The Sacred Isle of Iona

The Sacred Isle of Iona

It really did feel like a pilgrimage…travelling up to the sacred isle of Iona in August this year. And I was not the first pilgrim. Not by a long shot. 1000s of people preceded me, covering a period of 1400 years or so. Whatever your spiritual beliefs or lack of, it...
Dancing Leaves

Dancing Leaves

I looked out of the window pane onto the empty courtyard. Empty that is of people but not empty of life. Definitely not empty of life. The leaves were there. In all their glory. And they were dancing. Joyfully and with abandon, they were dancing with the wind. Such a...
Mistaken Identity

Mistaken Identity

Maybe we are not who we think we are. I have a feeling we have it all wrong. All back-to-front and upside down. This question of identity. We might think we are a person who likes this and that. Who doesn’t like that and this. Who needs apples and bananas. Who wants...
Connection

Connection

Imagine the scene. I’d sat down to write about connection. I’d had a bit of a day. A bit of a week really. Lots going on. Being pulled this way and that. My usual rhythms out of synch. Most of you can probably relate. We live in such a busy and [over] stimulating...