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Fearfully and Wonderfully Made [book]

In a sense, this sort of starts as a book review and ends as a blog post… I first read this book quite some time ago.  It is by Paul Brand (and Philip Yancey – my impression is that Paul … Continue reading

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Barabbas.

This afternoon’s sermon inspired a re-write of my post on Barabbas from a couple of years ago… Imagine the footsteps approaching your cell.  You’re on death row.  Murder and insurrection aren’t charges that can be brushed under the carpet.  You … Continue reading

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Surely not I, Lord?

Last night I went to a ‘Tenebrae’ service.  Tenebrae is Latin for shadows, and is a very simple service that started and ended with a hymn, but the main part of the service was devoted to the extinguishing of a … Continue reading

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Holding on.

A little while ago, I wrote about waiting for the letter from the bishop.  The letter that was going to be a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ (or, as it turned out, ‘not yet’!).  And I wrote that I was ‘holding on … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas?

We’ve had a busy sort of day.  Getting up early to put the oven on.  Stockings.  Eating.  Church (which included me doing some drama stuff!).  Fourteen at lunch.  More presents.  More eating.  Dog walk.  Keeping the fire well fed with … Continue reading

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Questions.

Who am I? Where am I going? Am I getting it right? Why can’t I stop? Why is it all so unfair? Are we nearly there yet? I guess it’s safe to assume I’m not the only one who’s asking … Continue reading

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Trump Card.

This is just a little follow up to my Tuesday post on the American election. The votes have been counted (well, enough to make the outcome clear, anyway).  And Trump has it.  The Republicans have it. And I concluded that … Continue reading

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