Author Archives: Sarah Mullally

About Sarah Mullally

If you wanted a blog run by an experienced blogger look elsewhere - I am a beginner. I am a mum, Cathedral Canon, Dame and poor potter - welcome.

Good fences make good neighbours

Today I joined villagers from Sandford for a Rogation service. From the outset of Christianity in our country Christians have asked for God’s blessing to protect their crops. We get the word rogation from the Latin ‘Rogare’ – meaning to ask. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

One Grey Cake at a Time

At the weekend I was party to a conversation between two young teenagers who talked about how they found ‘head space’. How they found time to get on top of everything which went on in their lives. I was very … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Women who Inspire

Today is International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.  Www.internationalwomensday.com  Leaders across the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Take heart with stories of human love

You may have come across Matthew Hopwood and ‘A Human Love Story’. Matt is a rambler and in walking he has collected stories of love and put them on the cloud. Some of these are long narratives of love over time … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Post Valentine Thought (Take two for Julia)

For some valentines day speaks of love lost, for others of love that never was or for some of love that is ever present. Love has caused the weak to do powerful things and the powerful to do foolish things. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A post Valentine Thought

Having included this poem in my sermon yesterday and I thought I would share it: A Marriage by R.S. Thomas We met under a shower of bird-notes. Fifty years passed, love’s moment in a world in servitude to time. She was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

A Day of Ashes

It was a day of ashes, ashes in Prison and the Cathedral. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a time of self-examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting and self-denial; and by reading and meditation on God’s Word. During the … Continue reading

Posted in Christian faith, Church of England | Leave a comment