Tag Archives: Taize

Nada te turbe

I find chaos stressful. I like to know where things are, and what I’m doing. Although my mood sometimes falls below a threshold where I can be bothered with it, I like tidy. The uncertainty of the past few months … Continue reading

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Struggle

I’ve said it again. Again, I have noted that I am struggling. I hear my voice saying it, over and over in TC meetings. Struggling to understand protocol, struggling emotionally, struggling to stay in the room; ironically, struggling to speak. … Continue reading

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Taize: The Desert Flower

When desertions, doubts, discouragements and the silences of God seem to cover everything, will you discern the desert flower? Frere Roger, And Your Deserts Shall  Flower, 1982 I am returned again from a week Taize, changed, refreshed, restored vis-a-vis the person who … Continue reading

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Hinds’ Feet

Jehovah, the Lord, is my strength, and he maketh my feet like hinds’ feet, and will make me to walk upon mine high places. Habbakuk, 3 v 19 (ESV) Balance is not a strong point. Along with proprioception, it is … Continue reading

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Christe eleison

What do you want to say to Jesus today? https://t.co/ODiVcV43dI — Pray as you go (@prayasugo) January 20, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js I like ‘Pray as You Go’. The Twitter feed snippets are often an encouragement, or a challenge (or both) in … Continue reading

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Changeless

It is barely lunchtime, and I am pathetically tired. It’s not because I didn’t sleep last night – I nearly managed eight hours’.  I would have done, had it not taken me so long to fall asleep. I got up … Continue reading

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Searching for the Edge

One of the brothers at Taize explained to me that life can be much easier for pilgrims while they are there. It’s easier to feel able to get out of bed in the morning, get chores done, get to church, … Continue reading

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