Monthly Archives: September 2010

Who am I?

Great cartoon from jon at ASBO Jesus today. One of the best sermons/talks I have ever heard was given by Mark Russell at an inclusive church conference 3 years ago.  It’s the sermon that I wish I had written and … Continue reading

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Too busy to blog….

but here are some gloriousthings from last week The weather.  I love these clear, sunny autumn days. It really is beautiful here in Dorset. Maybe at lunchtime I will go and pick the last of the blackberries. Listening at 2am to … Continue reading

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I like being an amateur

In the past I have been told to my face that I am a volunteer so I must be an amateur. There was an appalling piece recently on the radio when a retired FIF bishop said that general synod was … Continue reading

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Bernard the bat scarer

Our wonderful CW held a curry supper in her garden last night. It’s great how food brings people together.  makes me and God smile. We won a ceramic owl in the raffle.  ‘Stagestruck’ has knicknamed him Bernard.  I am considering … Continue reading

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Returning to the place that nurtured me.

This Sunday I returned to the place I grew up in.  I went with my father to his church.  From the age of 7 until I was 18 I sang in the choir there, every Sunday morning and evening. Twenty … Continue reading

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Holiday snap

I love this photo.  Last week we were sitting at a restaurant opposite this little fishermen’s chapel in the Old Town district of Funchal. I hadn’t noticed the shadow of the palm tree when I took the photo. Isn’t it … Continue reading

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Prayer holiday

It still interests me how hard I find it to pray (apart from the odd chat) whilst on holiday.  See what I wrote a year ago here.  I no longer let myself feel guilty that for a short time having … Continue reading

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