Monthly Archives: September 2009

Square-eyed but pleased with today

Sometimes it feels good not to be so last minute.  I disciplined myself to write Sunday’s sermon by lunch time today and it was finished by 11.  I have never been this early. I am now going to put it … Continue reading

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St Michael and all angels

I love any picture by the artist He Qi.  This is called ‘Jacob’s Dream’. It comes from today’s Old Testament reading and depicts the angels of God descending and ascending on the ladder.   I wonder if the angel is … Continue reading

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Harvest 2,3 & 4

Four churches and three schools means a lot of harvest services.  All the harvest decorations, made St A’s and St M’s look and smell beautiful yesterday. I enjoyed roast lamb at St A’s village lunch, the vicar had jacket potatoes at … Continue reading

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Belonging

It’s wonderful to live in a beautiful Dorset farming village that it off the beaten track.  Unlike a lot of villages around here time has stood still, the population is less mobile and many of the villagers are related to … Continue reading

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Bramble jelly

What a glorious sunny day!  I love autumn.  We’ve just been on a local walk and our hands are stained purple from picking blackberries.  There was no room in the freezer so I have set about making bramble jelly.  There … Continue reading

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When you have nothing to say….

stay silent.

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Prayer for the day

I cannot speak, unless You loose my tongue; I only stammer, and speak uncertainly; but if You touch my mouth, my Lord, then I will sing the story Of Your wonders!   Teach me to hear that story, through each … Continue reading

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