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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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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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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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The Persons of the Trinity Love One Another

If you love, are in love with someone, you don’t want to lose any little bit of them, of their life, of what they’ve done or are doing, of what they’ve made or said or even of anyone or anything … Continue reading

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Through the veil

Sitting in Evensong yesterday, singing the psalms, an image came to me of what our mortal life is like… the image was of all of us singing together in our rows, each with a long grey veil over our heads…  … Continue reading

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