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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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Faith and Religion

I found myself responding to someone’s post on a social media site… a friend of a friend was lamenting bitterly the gulf, as she saw it, between faith and religion… “Jesus was against religion” she wrote, “faith and religion have … Continue reading

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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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A little pilgrimage… or just a longish walk?

In three weeks I am to be ordained priest. In the mean time my training incumbent has given me my Summer Holiday time… My husband has some work to do and my daughter has some pre-school sessions to attend, so … Continue reading

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God the gardener

‘You will bring them in and plant them O Lord, in the sanctuary which your hands have established.’ God the gardener… In the books of the Hebrew Scriptures God is often referred to in terms of a gardener, establishing his … 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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