Tag Archives: Beloved

A Merry Dance?

Right since the beginning, well at least since they were kicked out of the synagogues, the gatherings of followers of Christ have tried to organise themselves, and often made a bit of a hash of this. I’m always cheered up … Continue reading

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The Gift

There is something that becomes apparent when your life is spent giving thanks… That is what the word ‘Eucharist’ is about… it literally means ‘good grace’ but in essence it means thanksgiving. What becomes apparent is: 1. Thanks truly is … Continue reading

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Don’t follow me, follow Jesus

God loves you… now read on. I’m not interested in drumming up business for anything -I’m an Anglican priest with a parish to work in and enough to do here in reality, I don’t need a cyber parish or a … Continue reading

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Temptation

Did you know: the word ‘companion’ comes from the Latin, ‘com  panis’… ‘with bread’ -one with whom one shares bread… ? When I went to University, I was already a committed Christian, and, coming from fairly strict parents (though not … Continue reading

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From whom all holy desires –

‘O God, from whom all holy desires, all good counsels, and all just works do proceed: Give unto thy servants that peace which the world cannot give; that both our hearts may be set to obey thy commandments, and also … Continue reading

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IN the World but not OF the World

Perhaps that should be ‘in the Parish but not of the Parish’. I and my family have settled into the curate’s house in Royal Wootton Bassett and, since Salisbury Diocese are one of the few dioceses who currently ordain their … Continue reading

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Unfulfilled Longing

Unfulfilled longing… Longing is part of all human existence, it is an impulse that drives us, or pulls us along, hunger, desire, need, hope, desperation… the need for food, warmth, safety, but above all, the need for love, for human … Continue reading

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