• Remarkable Things

    The Closed Gate

    Whilst visiting a friend, I paused outside her large house and rang to see if I could park on her forecourt. She said that the gates were working and to just drive in.Well, her large foreboding gates were in fact…

  • Life and People

    Remaining Calm

    I started this work at Ballagarey Chapel – St Marks during the Awakening Exhibition last year. I was the artist in residence and so was chatting to people as I worked. One of the things that became clear was that…

  • Paintings

    The Invitation

    It has always been my intention to write about this work but recenty I was sent a recording of a radio interview in which I talk about this very painting. So here it is. “In conversation with Judith Ley, first…

  • Paintings

    The Mist had come in

    The mist had come in, touching, invading and chilling all in it’s path. Familiar things were all distorted and enlarged, it would be easy to walk into fear. But the sun was out too. Warming, penetrating, turning those fearful things into things…

  • Poetry / Prayers

    The Boat

    ‘Jesus, Jesus, Beautiful Jesus.There are those who would laugh and scoff that I even think to speak your name. You are but fiction to them. But how can that be when you have revealed yourself so very clearly to me? In…

  • Life and People

    The Great Outpouring

    We are entering a season of exceleration and God is pouring out His mighty power to equip us for the great harvesting of souls. We each have an area of expertise or gifting for such a purpose but are we…

  • Life and People,  Remarkable Things

    Overwelmed

    Initially I posted this image as a blog without words because I felt it spoke for itself. But since then I found myself walking along the same harbour edge and there, two years later was the same boat in the…

  • Poetry / Prayers

    Like A Flood

    Today the sea came in. Like a flood, overwhelming. I let it come, crushing, defeating. But, subside it must. Let it fall again into the ocean. Let it fall again into the depths of the bottomless sea. Let it not,…