Liminal Luminous

a wandering, wondering space of devotion, creativity and freedom.
Living well

On not knowing

I am someone who likes certainty and clear cut answers.  Programming appeals to me because it is quite binary (hah, that’s a geek joke), this works, or it doesn’t. I need to find why it doesn’t and what I can do to get it to work.  I am a binary thinking person. I like things […]



There is a part of me who wants to serve God at a deeper level, that I need to offer more to God, or at least open up to God more.  But I love playing the flute in my band, I want to play my violin more and spend more time taking photographs.  I like […]


Prayerful support of blogging

Thank you all for your words of encouragement on my last post of beginning again and again and again. For some reason I didn’t get notifications of your comments, so apologies for not replying to them all sooner. I forget that my little blog is part of a wider web of blogs, that there are […]


Beginning again, again, again…

I stop writing on here for numerous reasons, but mainly when my faith or life gets messy. Because obviously I have to only show a good face here. Which is ridiculous. The books i enjoy reading the most are those who struggle with their faith and their life, not in a schadenfreudian way, but because […]

Living well

Going back to paid employment

Very recently I’ve made a big and scary step to going back to paid employment, rather than being a full time freelancer. There is a lot of rhetoric out there that being self employed is the only way to be happy, the only way to have control over your life. I absolutely believed this, but […]

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On not writing

Annie Dillard rightly says in her book ‘The Writing Life’ How we spend our days is of course, how we spend our lives Obvious isn’t it? If someone were to analyse my life what would it look like my priorities were? I do a lot of different things, I love learning and trying new things. […]

Living well Simplicity

Small kindesses

One of the things which has turned me away from the minimalist movement (and thinking more about simplicity instead) is how cold I found it to be – for me at any rate. I got rid of so many things, many I now regret, and I think it made my life a little less enjoyable. […]