Monthly Archives: July 2010

Happy First Birthday blog

One year old tomorrow. Ten months ago I reflected here whether I would keep this up.  As expected my reflective journaling, (that internal conversation with God) has suffered.  The computer screen just isn’t the same as A5 notebooks and the … Continue reading

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It’s a risky business following Jesus

I usually get a bit irritated with friends who fill up the in box on my email with round robins. Someone sent me this a couple of years ago.  I wish I knew its provenance.  If you wrote it; thanks … Continue reading

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Mary Magdelene

Today we celebrate Mary Magdelene I love any of the pictures by He Qi. This one is called ‘He’s not here’ Follows on quite nicely from yesterday’s post.  Jesus is amongst the living.  Wherever Jesus is, he brings life in … Continue reading

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Why are you looking for the living amongst the dead?

Note to self –always check the church diary. For over a year, every Wednesday a group of volunteers from NADFAS (National association of decorative and fine arts society) have been visiting church to make a record of the historical contents … Continue reading

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On saying yes

I am sure that God says yes to people and we should mirror that love (and then work out the implications later). For sometime now I have been struggling with the benefice baptism policy because I have been saying no.  … Continue reading

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Manic weekend ahead

A tad busy this weekend as the village welcomes thousands of visitors. See what it is all about here. The villagers work so hard to be hospitable to the ‘invaders’.  Each year they cook a full English breakfast on both … Continue reading

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Rain, rain go away…..

Today we celebrate the feast of St Swithun. Swithun was the Bishop of Winchester on the ninth century.  He asked to be buried ‘humbly’ and not in a great shrine and when he died his request was fulfilled.  However, when … Continue reading

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