Category Archives: God

God’s ‘Bubble wrap’

Bubble wrap ..! It is addictive when you hold it .. you immediately want to pop it … to feel the round spheres  and their pressure under your fingers.  It has many uses, and having received quite a bit of bubble wrap over the years. It made me think of three ways in which God …

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Body Theology….Evidence of a life lived.

If I wanted to describe my outlook on life, I would use a phrase … ‘I celebrate life in all its fullness’. I know it’s a strange phrase, as most of us would reply ‘and so say all of us’. But what does that mean for us as Christians …when we follow a God whose body was …

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‘All Saints day’ with our inclusive God

  For those who have visited my blog previously .. It is a called ‘a saint in the making’. It is a concept that I hold dear to my heart. Let me explain … All Saints’ Day is one of my favourite celebrations in the whole liturgical year. It ranks right up there with Advent, Christmas …

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Ecology for the Soul

I have been sorting out my office and found this little gem in a file. I must have kept it for some reason…. maybe it was a reminder for myself, or to give someone. I can’t remember. But I like the title …Ecology for the soul What will it matter? Ready or not, someday it …

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Sunshine and showers

The summer weather has been a mixture of the two S’s …sunshine and showers.  Mostly the sun has been shining, and when this happens, everyone seems to be happier and more positive, yet when the showers did come … gosh did it rain !! Dark clouds, thunderstorms and the rain pounding onto the pavement and …

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Closeness of God … Come down O Love divine by Fernando Ortega

I have just returned for a short break … hence the lack of posts!!. No holiday for me, however my eldest daughter got married, and it was a wonderful occasion. As a single parent, I remember wondering how my daughters would ‘turn out’ as they are both very different in looks and character. As a …

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St Ignatius…. The Examen

I find ‘Spiritual Direction’ vital to my ministry, indeed I feel that anyone who is serious about their relationship with God, should have the opportunity to reflect, and ponder how to deepen it with a Spiritual companion/accompanist /director (depending on which word your feel most comfortable to use). Many years ago I used Ignatian Spirituality …

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Holiness

‘Holiness’ cannot be defined and can never be adequately described, as holiness means that God is present. In exploring the meaning of ‘holiness’ we are not only searching for God, but also the meaning and value of our lives. In coming to know God, we find ourselves, because it is in God that we live and …

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Audio Lucy Bunce .. Creator God

Came across this beautiful  Margaret Rizza’s song … ‘Creator God’ sung by harpist Lucy Bunce . Enjoy….. and may you find a little stillness and peace this day .

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Prayer… hints and tips.

Over the last number of years, I have never ceased to be amazed at how prayer can be answered, although often it is in the way we least expect it!! Prayer is something of a mystery. (p.s thanks to Jason Ingram for reflective  artwork ) We don’t know exactly how it works but we can pray corporately …

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Hymns for the real world

New words to familiar hymn tunes written by Ruth Dillon

God and Retinitis Pigmentosa

'A flickering light is dimming', A Theological reflection to expectant sight loss

The Cooking Cleric

A food and drink blog from a clergyman in south west Surrey

Honest about my faith

How the Christian faith makes a difference in my life.

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Children's Ministry Ideas...

Faith Formation Journeys

Let us walk with you on the journey of faith. Whether your feet are big or small, fresh or worn, running or crawling, God's love goes with you and you stand on holy ground.

My Journey of Faith

Spouse, dad, Episcopal priest, teacher, coach, and flight instructor. I am seeking God's presence in all folks I encounter.

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Spirlaw

living faith in the secular world

Godspace

spirituality, sustainability, hospitality and community

an inquiring and discerning heart

a gift of joy and wonder in all god's works

The Fat Pastor

Love God. Live Well. Do Good.

Random Ramblings

Sometimes my mind wanders ...

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