Advent 2: The Shoot

When You come back again Would You bring me something from the fridge? (Steve Taylor & Peter Furler, “Lost the Plot”) Remember praise? It fed your roots back when you learnt to crawl, back when you burrowed into soil eager to receive all the earth had to say. And today? Defeat is the last refugeContinue reading “Advent 2: The Shoot”

Lent 8: Wednesday of First Week

  Roots grow deep in rich or sickened soil; Trees bear fruit to turn their insides out.   Many come with leaves which win, beguile: Look again when fruit’s season arrives…   Plant yourself in soil, rich and deep; Watch the good fruit burst forth from your stems.   Do not let gloss or sheenContinue reading “Lent 8: Wednesday of First Week”