It was lovely recently to discover a copy of this book - bringing together two of my greatest Anglican muses. Originally written for the Welsh parish where both served, Jim Cotter juxtaposed his and other reflections with the poetry of R.S.Thomas. Such depth of interweaving continues to inspire and challenge me - for, at its best, and in different ways, the Anglican gift is that of poetic spirituality for the wider Church and world. As Jim Cotter wrote in introducing this book:
Writing this Preface near the sea in Aberdaron, and about to release this book into the world, I'm even more than usually aware of the prayer of the Breton fisherman: 'Seigneur, votre mer est si grande, et ma barque est si petite.' This is a book of grand themes, vast seascapes, mysterious divinity, and questioning humanity.
- if only all faith outlooks were like that, how much richer and less troubled would our world, and our churches, be...
Jo Inkpin is an Anglican priest serving as Minister of Pitt St Uniting Church in Sydney, a trans woman, theologian & justice activist. These are some of my reflections on life, spirit, and the search for peace, justice & sustainable creation.