Tag Archives: Resurrection

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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Candlelight

I once had a time of stillness, complete spiritual stillness such as the Sufis might describe as ‘Enlightenment’. Like the dawn light, it stole over me slowly… over several days suffusing me within and without with newness, a sort of … Continue reading

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Butterflies

Since ancient times,  the butterfly has been a powerful symbol of life beyond death.  Ancient Egyptians and Greeks placed golden butterflies in tombs, as part of the grave goods -symbolising immortality and new life. For early Christians the symbolism was … Continue reading

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Come out Lazarus!

Thinking today about resurrection -the real Christian hope that we share, that God will raise us to new life, as recognizable individuals, loved by him. In the story of the raising of Lazarus, Lazarus has been dead four days -his … Continue reading

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