not-so-holy greatgreatgrand*mother of God

So eight days before Christmas I’m in church and there’s a sermon on Rahab the prostitute, who got the honour of being an ancestor of Jesus! and then we sing Oh Come All Ye Faithful and there’s this line about how Jesus “abhors not the virgin’s womb” and I’m thinking: ha! as if that’s a big deal… he put up with a lot worse Continue reading

Today’s waking-up thoughts


Again I wake up knowing God loves me God – the one who made the world and all that’s in it –                                                                                       loves me! and not because of anything I’ve done or because of anything special about me it’s … Continue reading