O my soul
It is time now

To uncork
The old wineskin

And pour away
That which has gone sour

The ancient bitter
Wounding word

Offences given and received
Not yet fully forgiven

The tiny drops of resentment

Resistance to life
Fear of love

Sediment of sorrow
All negative thought
And guilt

Time now

To cast aside
The stiffened leather

That can no longer hold
The New Wine of Christ

To peel away
The protective layers

Of over-ordered living

And like Mary
Be free-blown in the Spirit

And live like heaven
Has already come to me

And I to heaven


Here we have an anchor for our soul, as sure as it is firm, and reaching right through beyond the veil where Jesus has entered before us and on our behalf (Hebrews 6)


30 Days

WEAKNESSES (My Special Boast)

Love Was His Meaning

Scallop Shell and Camper Van (CORPUS CHRISTI 2024)

A Tree, A Wedding and A Wound

FATHERHOOD: A Man And His Child

Out Of Touch

INSOMNIA: They Who Fly Home To God

Back to Her First Love

HOLY WEEK: A Reflection

THE LILAC TREE: Connection and Communication