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New PDF Anthology Published

August 8, 2019 0

A new adventure! Today I’ve taken a step forward, and set up a shop to sell my new anthology as PDF I think everything’s OK, but please bear with me as I try and start this new venture The book is called A Cry in the Dark, and is available here Wish me luck!

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Hiding Not the Answer

June 2, 2019 0

Firstly, let me say, I never normally post anything other than poetry, and maybe a nature comment This one is different, because I think this is important There seem to be so many posts in the following veins All popes post Vatican-II, in fact after Pius XII, are anti-popes Vatican II is a heresy Recieving…

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May 6, 2019 0

After months of being disappeared, sorry about that, I’m back, with some new material. The last few months have been an emotional rollercoaster, but that seems to be the pattern of my days now I am adding some new poetry, the feel is different, more intense, and cathartic. Whilst there’s no real sense to them,…

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Streams of Poems

December 3, 2018 0

Sometimes, not often, there are days, the poems keep coming.  Tonight is one of those times.  I’ve written 6 so far, and something tells me they won’t be the last.  I hope to share them all, but they will have to be their own posts, as if I put them all on here, you’ll be…

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Silence and the City

November 24, 2018 0

Sometimes, the reason for a poem is obvious.  Inspiration strikes and off we go.  Sometimes, however, the reason is hidden, it can take days or even months to fathom it.  Given the nature and topic of them, that’s alright.  For God rarely tells you something straight away.  You have to be in the right place,…

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Writing and Hurting – A Paradox

November 21, 2018 0

It’s something I don’t think I’ll ever understand.  Certainly, if there’s a lesson there I don’t see it Why can’t I write when I’m happy?  I can, but it doesn’t work, not as well as when I’m hurting.  The best work comes when I want to howl with pain, often, there’s no reason I can…

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Cursillo and Friendship

November 18, 2018 0

This afternoon I had the privilege of attending the Liverpool Cursillo closing Mass.   Once more, it struck me just how much of a community we are.  As was pointed out so clearly, the amazing fact that this community reaches across the world, and country borders might as well not exist! This is so much in…

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Church and People

October 7, 2018 0

So often, I hear people say, “we don’t need to be in a building to worship God’.  I don’t deny that’s true, having been at an outdoor Mass in a field just outside Taize, with a shared homily that included a comment from an interested mother cow and her calf. However, whilst the Mass can…

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Renewed and Refreshed

September 27, 2018 0

When I’m tired, things have got too much, I go to where I find peace.  I get the West Kirby train, and walk down to the beach The smell of the sea, and the beautiful imagery reminds me who I am, and where I belong. it’s amazing, isn’t it?  How easily we get distracted from…

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