Tag Archives: Peace

Gladness and Presence

I have been trying to work myself up to post something here ever since my ordination to the priesthood on Saturday… oh… by the way. I am so glad. I can’t get across in type quite how glad, but I … Continue reading

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Mercy and Truth are met together, Righteousness and Peace have kissed each other

The title is one of my absolutely favourite lines from the Psalms -Psalm 85 verse 10. I love it: ‘Mercy and Truth are met together, Righteousness and Peace have kissed each other’… There is so much wisdom condensed into this … Continue reading

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God bless you Malala Yousafzai

This week has seen the BBC reporting on an incredibly brave Pakistani schoolgirl,  14year-old Malala Yousafzai, who is being treated in a British Hospital following an attempt by a Taliban gunman to assassinate the Muslim child, who has been campaigning … Continue reading

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War and Peace

On Armistice Day, and the college gathered together in the quad to remember those who have died in wars and conflicts. Tutors and students gathered, admin staff and kitchen staff, monks, visitors and builders working on the church all gathered. … Continue reading

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Humility

Humility is a strange quality; unlike joy, love, kindness or any of those typically sweet qualities Christians are supposed to value highly; humility is painful. True humility, a quality many mystics wrote about (often anonymously) , consists not of feeling … Continue reading

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