Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Reflection on God as ‘The Wound not the Bandage’ after reading Giles Fraser’s Column in ‘The Guardian’

Each Saturday I like reading Giles Fraser’s column in the newspaper. He resigned as a canon of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London over the cathedral’s response to the ‘Occupy’ movement’s occupation of some space outside the cathedral in 2011. Well last … Continue reading

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Why I repent of disliking sport (except commercialised sport)

If you look back over some previous reflections, you will see that most of my mentions of modern day sport have been negative ones. These criticisms still hold for some of the worst excesses of commercialised sport. But I saw … Continue reading

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On What Conditions Will I Belong?

This week, I happened to ‘google’ our web site instead of going straight there. In the same search, I came across a site that I’d known before called ‘Ship of Fools’ and, lo and behold, there was a mention of … Continue reading

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The Church, Belonging and Depression

It all started with a book review in the paper. These days, there has been an increasing emphasis on medication for mental illness. I can’t help thinking that the fashions in treatment of mental illness go in parallel with fashions … Continue reading

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Leadership ‘Fractals’ and How Everyone Counts.

The weekend before last I spent with my former bishop in the town of Arundel. I went to Church with him and his spouse, Helen,on the Sunday morning. Here is what happened. I sat with Helen. As we went into … Continue reading

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