Day 127 and counting

So here we are – into the second week and still going strong.

Every morning we begin with Bible Study. Over this kind of distance, you become a sort of family. So I am holding forth.

On one side is Maria Christina who is from Cuba. She watched me clutching my IPhone for which there was no wifi – rather like a child with a toy – and told me that I should love God more and think about my e mail less. On the other side is Bishop Humphrey Peters, Bishop of Peshawar in northern Pakistan. For him the presence of the Taliban and Al Quaida are daily realities and present danger, Those for whom the greatest danger is a deer jumping out of the wood on the way back to Blogstead are humbled in his presence.

We are meeting in the Cathedral here in Auckland. It is a spellbinding building