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cathedrals in the heart

I turn the music up, I got my records on From underneath a rubble sing a rebel song Don’t want to see another generation drop I’d rather be a comma than a full… Continue reading

Feeling Numb

The sensation is coming back to my nose.   The numbness didn’t quite reach my eye today.  But I still have a crooked smile.   And trying to bring a glass to my mouth… Continue reading


Go forward fearlessly. Do not think about the Red Sea that lies ahead. Be very sure that when you come to it the waters will part and you will pass over them to… Continue reading

Pilgrim Talk U2 was interviewed after their show last night at Glastonbury. Bono actually said that he came not as a pilgrim for music but a pilgrim to holy ground. Bono, the pilgrim. Love… Continue reading

From the train

A little help from my dear Irish lads this morning on the train: freedom has a smell… the songs are in your eyes… my senses are healing… a miracle drug has been had.

departure at 6:11am

And as I prepare to leave this island, all I can think tonight are actually words from a friend in America. I think she basically captured 14 days of pilgrimage quite well –… Continue reading


I celebrated early this year .. Wednesday to be precise.  A hike up onto Kinder Scout.  Family.  Picnic.  Burkinshaw Bingo. Sheep.  Some good laughs. Photo’s. And a bitter shandy to boot!  Most of… Continue reading

sensory overload.

I was just thinking this morning that part of what happens when I come to England is sensory input overload. Take for example my beloved sheep. Oh look at the sheep in that… Continue reading

lightly and freely

Over 1/2 a million birds live in the “sanctuary” off Brempton Cliffs.   If it weren’t for the beastly North Sea wind, I could have just watched them all day: The way they nested… Continue reading

Leaving the Island

Alone with none but thee, my God, I journey on my way. What need I fear when thou art near, O King of night and day? More safe am I within thy hand… Continue reading

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