Archives July 10, 2018

Easter Benediction

The tomb is empty But our lives are now filled with hope and expectation The facecloth is cast aside But you are now invited into a new relationship The stone is rolled away And a new beginning is revealed. In the dumbfoundedness of soldiers In the incredulity of women In the tears of the faithful…

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Wedding Prayer

I was asked to include this wedding prayer in a forthcoming service, but I have declined because it merely repeats vows and prayers already said. It is lovely and profound because it echoes the lovely and profound things already covered in the Marriage service. I think it is a lovely prayer to treasure, and perhaps…

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Animated Facebook Banners (How-to)

If you can't quite decide one what picture you want on the big banner across your facebook group, then the animated banner is for you. Personal pages (or at least mine) will only accept still images (no video, no animated gifs) . However, it is supported for companies and other interest FB pages, it means…

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Being present with the dying

Waiting upon each laboured breath Is far greater than simply duty For there is a mysterious beauty  Within each well-prepared death There's few more precious times than this Now that life's pains are put to rest Acknowledging that death is best Then sharing one departing kiss 'Neath fading smile and closing eyes, And steady grasping…

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