Born in Cardiff to missionary parents, Meg spent her early years in Kenya. She qualified as a nurse and midwife in London where she met her future husband Jonathan, a medical student. They spent 10 years in a turbulent Nigeria before settling with their 4 children, in Whanganui in 1973.
After buying 4 hectares of bare sand hill, they have created a beautiful garden which they share with their donkeys.
Meg has been a Sunday School teacher and lay preacher in the Church. She makes banners. Both have worked in Hospice for the last 20 years, and are active in music and peace making.
Meg’s poems flow from her deep faith and a longing for a peaceful world.
Poems in the first half of the book, Light of the World, are a retelling of the story of Jesus’ life. 13 poems focus on Peace. Also includes a section of Tributes to family members and other people, poems about nature and a set of happy haiku.
Use these poems in worship services, for devotions and for personal inspiration.