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The Advantage Being a Christian: It Has Kept Me Safe, And Given Me Some Useful Skills.

Lately I have heard about people who have had bad experiences with those whom they have met on ‘on line’ dating sites. Others have been the subject of trolling, or other bad behaviour via social media.   I was particularly … Continue reading

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The ‘Phantom of the Opera’, Human Darkness and Christianity

  I went to see ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ for the first time as little while ago. Clearly, the power of the show lies in the fact that the story draws on the Greek myths, and so the themes … Continue reading

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How I Also Am Prone To Using Clichés

Recently I found out that I am as much subject to using clichés as anyone else.   Listen to this. I was speaking to my sister who was telling me about her recent experiences in their gospel reflection group. They … Continue reading

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More on Humility, Riding and The Baptismal Life

I had a riding lesson this week. We loaded up the horses and went to the teacher’s place. The lesson was occasioned by the fact that with the ‘green’ mare whom I am riding (Hattie) we are running into the … Continue reading

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Being ‘Black’ Beimg What? Being Christian

Recently I re-read the story of Rachel Dolezal, the ‘white’ woman in the US who for a long time has ‘identified’ as ’black’. She became committed to the black cause, and rose to some prominence there. But photos of her … Continue reading

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Water Symbolism and Following Jesus

So what is it about water? In 2000, when I was awaiting an important decision and life was certainly ‘stormy’ I spent a lot of time doing an embroidery of Jesus asleep in the boat with the disciples. Now, in … Continue reading

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What Happens If We Only Have Honorary Clergy?

I have been thinking in retirement about the future of the Church: “So tell me something I don’t know’ I hear you say! But the other day, I thought of something new, sort of. Here is the context. When I … Continue reading

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