Reflecting on a year of Lockdowns
As the United Kindom (UK) reaches the anniversary of its first lockdown in response to Covid 19 on Wednesday 24th March many of us will be reflecting on our responses and reaction.
I have sat in the Quaker Meetinghouse each week with one of two others more aware of myself and them. We have watched the seasons come and go through the windows particularly the darkness of December, the rains of January, the snow of February and the winds of March.
But what happened before December? I feel the need to go back to my writings to remember.
Sunday 15th March 2020
“What do you have?”
Considering the challenge of Covid 19 and what will get you through
The Wednesday before lockdown
Thursday 19th March 2020
The Coronavirus Challenge day 4
When I look back at this time I will see that this Coronavirus started for me on Monday which means we are now on day…
Getting used to the new normal
It was so hot. It always takes me back 15 years ago when the summers in the south of England became so hot that for the…
“We find ourselves on one side of a fractured wall that we didn’t build.”
I had zoomed into the Meeting for Worship (MfW) of Southern African friends. Southern Africa is an hour ahead of the…
How has the coronavirus crisis affected me, my life, my faith
Elijah Interfaith Institute Summer School, Jerusalem,2nd August 2020
It is a difficult time for students, they are on my mind
Sitting here feels similar to sitting in a Quaker meeting. Maybe it is because it is the same screen and the same chair…
I get an idea in my head, I will finish by mid-afternoon. I will celebrate the end of lockdown by getting my haircut…
And a step forward
Letting the Covid era poem Esperanza speak
“When the storm passes and the roads are tamed, and we are the survivors of a collective shipwreck”