Liminal Luminous

The shining threshold
Spirituality

Have a little faith

Oh wow, I came across this little video series featuring Nadia Bolz-Weber a Lutherian Pastor (Forgiving assholes is my favourite! ) and thought – that’s it – that’s what I want. I want my church to be like that. Although these days I look fairly normal (aside from when I wrap my hair), with a […]

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Boxes and Labels

It’s been a while hasn’t it? And why is that? Because I got hung up on labels and boxes. Exactly where I fit in. What tribe do I belong to? Why am I doing this bloody blog anyway? So many questions. As it is always for me. I think I will always be a seeker […]

Spirituality

100s of ways to kneel

There are 100s of ways to kneel and kiss the ground – Rumi I have a snippet of this poem in my prayer book and I found myself pondering it. It’s from a poem by Sufi mystic, Rumi. At first I thought that Rumi meant for each of us there is a huge number of ways […]

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Changing tastes

I have always loved dark, twisted books and TV. But there seems to be something happening to my tastes, they are changing quite considerably. I’ve written before about how I can’t watch Game of Thrones, and this same thing is affecting all the TV I watch and even the books I read. I don’t want […]

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They are Christian…

I’m quite private about my Christianity, aside of this blog at any rate, I don’t talk to people about it and I think a lot of that stems from the fact there is still a part of me that is embarrassed to be a Christian. I have spoken about that at length here and here, […]

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Making friends as an adult

I moved to Essex about ten years ago and I didn’t know anyone here aside from my husband’s family. A few years ago I realised I was lonely, I didn’t have any local friends. I don’t have kids, so the usual meeting people at the playground didn’t happen for me. When I joined my band, […]

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Going deeper

At the end of last year I passed my grade 6 flute, which I am very proud of. When I joined my band I was grade three, and January marked the start of my fourth year in the band. In the exams I do – ABRSM – you have to take Grade 5 theory before […]