Tag Archives: Love of God

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 time to mourn

There is a time to mourn. Tomorrow we will have a service of remembrance in the evening for families who have been bereaved during the course of the past year. And there will be candles. And there will be hymns. … 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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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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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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Ripples from the deep

As I approach my ordination to the priesthood, I am surrounded by occasions for reflection; really I feel like I am in the middle of a place where ripples cross over one another and water does strange things… If you’ve … 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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