Tag Archives: Hope

The Bread of Life

This reflection below is actually the sermon I preached yesterday at our Harvest service… a visitor thought it might be useful to other people – I’m not so sure, as I think that the Holy Spirit does a lot of … Continue reading

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Hope Incarnate

I can’t really write about other people specifically. It’s a kind of code I have, part instinctive and part logical. People are sacred, and their lives are sacred, and just as I wouldn’t publish a photo of them online or draw … Continue reading

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A breath of fresh air

Well a quick update about my life before I continue and just in case you are interested. I have moved out of my curacy (training post) and am in my first incumbency, as a Team Vicar in the Great Yarmouth … Continue reading

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Heart Bypass

 At this moment, as I type – my mum is in hospital awaiting a triple heart bypass. She is seventy-five years old, ten years ago she had a series of small heart attacks and had two stents put in, and … Continue reading

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Been a long time…

It has been a long time since the last post. That title, by the way, is a quotation from the immortal song, ‘Little Donkey’! Soon the vicar in charge of this parish where I am training, will be leaving for … Continue reading

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Tiny Skeletons in the Closet

I am not a sensationalist. In the ministry to which I am called, you encounter such extremes of emotion in other people and are party to such a wide range of events, both joyous and terrible, that there is no … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming…

This is my first Advent as an ordained minister. The run up to Christmas with a dog-collar on. Whilst there are lots of additional services, with schools and in homes, and I certainly feel ‘Christmassy’ like never before, since I’m … Continue reading

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