A poem by Edward Carpenter (1844-1929), the socialist utopian, poet and "LGBT" activist, from his Whitman-esque Towards Democracy (1883).   Let your mind be quiet,...

Another shot of St Augustine taken from a sermon on the eucharist, read at Office of Readings for the feast...

This silent prayer was a surprise. We had just finished Vespers, the sixth time of prayer that day, and frankly...

From today's Office of Readings: an extract from St Augustine's homilies on St John's Gospel (15:9-17)   Augustine reminds us to not...