Tag Archives: Prayer

Tears, Authenticity and Authority in Prayer

So you remember that I have been thinking about what it mans to live before the face of God. Now one of the ways that this happens is during prayer times at morning ad evening. Sometimes during prayer I am … Continue reading

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How Everyone Can go Beyond “Spiritual But Not Religious”

Thinking about clichés last week, put me in mind of one more than needs some exploration.   This is the oft heard statement “Well, I’m spiritual but not religious’.   It is interesting that the form of cliché that people … Continue reading

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Praying: ASt Home and In Church

In church the other week I noticed the intercessions (prayers of the people). I noticed that the person preparing them had put a lot of time and effort into what they were saying, and said it in such a way … Continue reading

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Beginning Again With a Young Horse Speaks to Me In Retirement of Humility

Today I went riding again. My friend, who has the horses made the following suggestion “Here is Hattie. Would you like to be responsible for training her? She does not work ‘on the bit’ yet, but she needs work of … Continue reading

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On Being A Member of Something or Not

While on holidays, I went to a party. Where I met someone who said “ I have never paid tax and never voted!’ I must admit to being a bit shocked. I was thinking “Well how does someone gain status … Continue reading

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Preliminary Reflections On Moving From Being Mainly In My Ordained Self To Being Mainly in My Baptized Self

So this is my first Christmas for a long time, where I have as a Christian, been a member of the congregation, rather than the president, making sure that everything that needs to happen, happens. Its my first Christmas ‘in … Continue reading

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Resilience, and Re-focusing on God

When we were doing our course on ‘resilience’ they t0ld us the story of how roger Federer seems so unflappable. They measured his heart rate. During a contested point, it was very high, but between points, it went back to … Continue reading

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