Tag Archives: Journey

‘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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Straddling the sacred and the secular

We are living in a world absolutely transparent, and God is shining through all the time’ Thomas Merton   I love this quote from Thomas Merton…the thought of God’s piercing light radiating in our world … shining in places and people, where hurt and fear prevail. Straddling the spiritual and the physical realm can be a …

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The Journey begins ..

It’s been nearly two weeks since Easter, and we should be full of the joys of Spring, for through our understanding of Resurrection, the Jesus of History and been changed to the Christ of Faith … yet for some people… Spring has not arrived (quite literally here in England !! ) and the cold winds …

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Learning from Hildegard

Yet again, immediately after Easter, I am drawn the Spiritual mystics that have gone before me, people who have wrestled to find God in their own context, and again I am drawn to Hildegard of Bingen, a woman who was ahead of her time. Although the exact date of her birth is unknown, it is …

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Small boy reflecting on Good Friday

I have a had a very interesting Good Friday.The service went well , ecumenical , quiet and reflective with some music from Keith Duke from Lindesfarne; only one reflection from Mary Jesus mother, and then each person took a nail to the cross and laid it down before the candle was extinguished. How ever the most powerful image that will remain with me, …

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Life is like music

I love the thought of the created world living in harmony with each other … yet at times we want to go it alone. As Passion Week approaches, the crowds are rich in song and praise, yet all too quickly Jesus will be alone. When life is joyous and fulfilled, it is as though we …

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What a privilege !

I am always humbled when I conduct a funeral. I think it is such an honour to be there with relatives and friends as they ‘hand over’ the person that they have loved and cherished over many years to God. However, it does need reinforcing that God never leaves us, and ‘Time’ as we understand it, …

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Moving onwards

As I write this post , my belongings in my manse are ready to be packed away, my office and computer will be in boxes soon , and the freezer is empty. God has called me to go 230 miles away, and continue my ministry in a new and exciting place in Hampshire. However  as I consider the move, I know …

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Hymn for journeying and discovery

O Gracious God, your love for us is yearning, Deep in our hearts, you still our doubts and fears; Blessing with love, so great and so abundant, Come to us now and be with us, so still. Come now and rest your blessing in our Spirit, Come now and rest your blessing in our hearts, …

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God and Retinitis Pigmentosa

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

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

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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.

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