MOST RECENT POSTS

In this column you will find the most recent posts unless you have selected a specific poem, meditation or collection/index in which case that single item will appear here.

HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE - ILLUSTRATED JOURNAL

First Impressions - Mount of Olives, Garden of Gethsemane, High Priests House and Western Wall Click Here
Day 2 - Bethany, The Security Wall, Bethesda, Via Dolorosa and Church of The Holy Sepulchre Click Here
Day 3Holocaust Memorial, Bethlehem and the Shepherds Fields Click Here
Day 4Qumran, Dead Sea, Masada and Jericho Click Here
Day 5 - PENTECOST IN JERUSALEM Click Here
Day 6 - Jerusalem, Emmaus and Nazareth Click Here
Day 7 - Golan Heights, Mount Hermon, Caesarea Philippi and a celebration of creation Click Here
Day 8 - Mount of the Beatitudes, Capernaeum, Lakeside Communion, Boat across Galilee Click Here
Day 9 - Leaving Galilee, Carmel and Elijah, Joppa Click Here
We then had three further days in Tiberias  overlooking Galilee: the next few posts reflect that time of rest and relaxation. Chronologically these preceded 'Day 9' above but the Old and New Testament sequences of the pilgrimage are served best by associating Day 9 with first eight.
Tiberias: Day 1- Tiberias & Galilee (Formerly posted as Post Script 1) Click Here
Tiberias: Day 2 - (Formerly posted as a further day in TiberiasClick Here
The whole experience gave rise to some thoughts I have tried to express in Poetry. There will, I suspect, be more. But here are those already written: the titles will take you to the poems themselves
At Galilee
Path to Jerusalem 2013
Reflection from the Golan Heights

Ten thousand billion suns - A scintilla of God’s Universe

Ten thousand billion suns - A scintilla of God’s Universe
It is currently thought that the Universe has at least 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 stars! Hence the use of the word ‘scintilla’ for a mere ten thousand billion.

Cross and Particle Accelerator (CGI)

Cross and Particle Accelerator (CGI)
Cross and Particle Accelerator. The words of 'A Prayer for Understanding' can be viewed by clicking on this image

Nebula (Embroidery)

Nebula (Embroidery)
Nebula (Embroidery) to accompany the poem 'Invitation' which can be found by clicking on the image.

Orange Galaxy

Orange Galaxy
'Orange Galaxy' posted to accompany 'Bounded and Boundless'. Go to the poem by clicking on the image.

Cosmic Icon 7 Summerflower

Cosmic Icon 7 Summerflower
Cosmic Icon 7 - Summerflower Nebula (Acrylic)

Cosmic Ikon 8 Moth

Cosmic Ikon 8 Moth
Cosmic Ikon 8: Moth Nebula(imagined-acrylic) The Gold field of deep space is intended to convey the Lordship of Christ over the whole of the Cosmos

Surprise garden rose (Photo)

Surprise garden rose (Photo)
This beautiful head of roses in our garden, which are giving off a delightful perfume in the morning sun, seems a fitting picture to link to the sonnet 'Evolution and Beauty'. Let the picture take you there. It is a surprise because it is growing high on a bush of otherwise pure yellow roses: amazing!

Cross and Vortex

Cross and Vortex
'Cross and Vortex' to accompany 'Stars and Planets Sing Your Glory'. Click on the image to go to the poem/hymn.

Gaseous Cosmic Threads (Mixed media)

Gaseous Cosmic Threads (Mixed media)
Gaseous Cosmic Threads: Mixed media - acrylics and painted threads

St Francis’ Sky (Photo)

St Francis’ Sky (Photo)
Warm Umbrian Hills: Click image to take you to the poem St Francis' Sky

Cosmic Labyrinth (CGI)

Cosmic Labyrinth (CGI)
'Cosmic Labyrinth' - This icon is a symbol of the path through the near reaches of the Cosmos with its 'Havens' where current advances in science (2012/13) are celebrated. By clicking on the picture you will be taken to the latest version of the poem of the same name.

Cross of Autumn Leaves (cropped Photo)

Cross of Autumn Leaves (cropped Photo)
Time, perhaps to consider a restorative break before the approach of Advent/ Christmas. Let this image take you to 'On Drawing Apart'.

IONA: The Marble Quarry (Photo)

IONA: The Marble Quarry (Photo)
On the South shore of Iona is a bay which shows the industrial scarring of a beautiful place. Read of it by clicking on the picture

Cross and simple Prayer rope (Photo)

Cross and simple Prayer rope (Photo)
Cross and simple prayer rope: make one like this to use as an aid to using ‘The Jesus Prayer'