Eternity

He who binds to himself a joy does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies lives in eternity’s sunrise. William Blake William Blake died on August 12th 1827. The grave of William Blake (on St George’s Day) is at Bunhill Fields Burial ground in Hackney, Greater London. Photo © ceridwen kindly supplied by Geograph, […]

Playing chess with God

14th century poet Hafiz suggests two ways of playing God at chess. What is the difference Between your Existence And that of a Saint? The saint knows That the spiritual path Is a sublime chess game with God And that the beloved Has just made such a fantastic move That the saint is now continually […]

For those being ordained

I wanted to write a post for those who are being ordained at Chester Cathedral on Saturday. They are Avril Ravenscroft, Collette Jones, Grant Cohen, Heather Buckley, Heather Pang, Lorraine Reed, Nikki Eastwood, Patches Chabala, Paul Cumming, Rob Wardle, Sandra Langerhuizen, Stephen Callis, Steven Hildreth, Tim Watson and Trevor Legge. They will be preparing for […]