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Drawing the year to a close…

It’s almost the end of the year, and I suppose it’s as good a time as any to reflect on the year that has been.  It’s been a busy and somewhat crazy one in many ways, but a very satisfying … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Cross

Yesterday was The Feast of the Cross.  It has different names: Greek – Raising Aloft of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross Latin – The Exaltation of the Holy Cross Sometimes – The Triumph of the Cross Other times – Feast of the Glorious Cross … Continue reading

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On trust:

‘I will trust Him. Whatever, wherever I am, I can never be thrown away. If I am in sickness, my sickness may serve Him; in perplexity, my perplexity may serve Him; if I am in sorrow, my sorrow may serve … Continue reading

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‘Leave me alone with God as much as may be…’

This prayer by Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne is one which often plays on my mind.  He is a saint renowned for ‘cultivating peace and love, purity and humility’, and that opening line is definite food for thought. I have lived … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t God jump in?

‘…things in life can be good or evil, depending on what, with free will, we do with them.  Speech can bless or curse.  Money can save or destroy.  Science can heal or kill.  Even nature can work for you or … Continue reading

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Looking at the world with fresh eyes…

I went to Bristol today on a school trip and had a very interesting conversation with a colleague.  She was noticing things which I had ceased to see – the way birds were making their nests, deer in a forest … Continue reading

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An introduction to blogging…

As I was singing at a concert last night I was overcome with a feeling that God was calling me to share not only my music but also my experiences with the world, so here I am, blogging! It all … Continue reading

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