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The Symbolism of a Deep, Spirit filled and Evangelical Faith.

I saw an article in the English “Church Times” where the author was calling for an end to bishops’ wearing of Mitres. The main argument for not wearing a mitre is that this practice has lost its message for those … 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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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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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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Three Theses Nailed On The Door Of Our Church

Every now and again, some kind of passion wells up in me, and out comes a stream of thoughts about what is important to me, and where I think some people have gone wrong. So I want to share it … Continue reading

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Letting go of Being Annoyed Before Church on Sunday

I can remember a scene in the vestry one Sunday morning early on in my ‘parish priesting’ career. There was enough space in the church to shoot a cannon full of grapeshot down the aisle without hitting anyone and instead … Continue reading

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