Monthly Archives: November 2010

Loose Endings

Sometimes, when you’re ill, you just don’t feel like doing anything. This week I’ve had a bout of ‘flu, the proper stuff, not just a cold, and apart from sleeping and eating coco-pops with cream (I’ve got no sense of … Continue reading

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A sense of hope

This week has been particularly hard… it has been a pretty challenging couple of months of formation, for various reasons, but this week has been particularly hard. I am not a ‘Calvinist’… I’m not entirely confident I could give a … Continue reading

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Pilgrimages -what others say…

It’s reading week here at college and I’ve picked up a collection of essays about pilgrimage. I had no intention of doing so, in fact I was looking for a book by Joseph Ratzinger about Eschatology (not something I’d normally … Continue reading

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Yuck.

Today most of the college has spent their time ‘walking around’, ‘stopping to chat’ or ‘just relaxing’ for new publicity photos… The group photos, walking repeatedly up and down steps chatting and carrying files, were just laughable -but some of … Continue reading

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Come out Lazarus!

Thinking today about resurrection -the real Christian hope that we share, that God will raise us to new life, as recognizable individuals, loved by him. In the story of the raising of Lazarus, Lazarus has been dead four days -his … Continue reading

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When Eve loves Christ more than Adam…

I was struck today by a topic of conversation on a discussion forum, it was to do with the image of women in Christian ministry, particularly the Anglican ministry. A lot of people training part-time to become Anglican priests are … Continue reading

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970 miles and counting…

Well over the weekend I had some time off, and so I earnestly began to measure out the route of this pilgrimage… online mapping tools replaced string, and a spreadsheet replaced a notebook as I worked out how far I … Continue reading

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