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On the Right Road

Travelling in my car with  a very smart Sat Nav on Friday to my office outside Cambridge, I started thinking about life’s journeys and seeing them is a similar way to any journey using Sat Nav and changing direction. We … Continue reading

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Zindzi Mandela

I only met Zindzi Mandela once,and in that few hours could feel the depth of love and emotion that she felt for her family and the cause of the Mandela Legacy Foundation. Her parents Nelson and Winnie Mandela were an … Continue reading

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An invisibility cloak! Pentecost

Pentecost, rushing winds, tongues of fire, speaking in different tongues, but how else does the Holy Spirit work?  Where is this Holy Spirit? It can be rather like an invisibility cloak, you know the one that Harry Potter uses to … Continue reading

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VE Day 8th May 2020

VE Day 2020 The silence that says it all… The lives lost, the lives changed, the lives that would never be the same again. Seventy-five years on we remain united in isolation, glorious in survival, and thankful for all that … Continue reading

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The Upper Room

The Upper Room is to this day, an inconspicuous space along a quiet street in Jerusalem. The windows  are hardly noticeable on the first floor next to some dangling electric cables. Jerusalem normally bustles with people, but in these days … Continue reading

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On this day…

Six weeks ago I was one of a number of pilgrims from Norwich Diocese on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. We stopped in the Garden of Gethsemane and looked over the valley to Jerusalem. We visited the house of … Continue reading

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Have we locked God in the church?

Have we really locked God in the church along with the pews? Did we firmly turn the key and slide the bolt so we can’t get in and He can’t get out? Over the last week , or is it … Continue reading

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So long as we…

Above all else in this time of social distancing, isolation and world wide pandemic a little prayer to remind us of life in this world. So long as we enjoy the light of day May we greet one another with … Continue reading

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Places and travels

At the end of my travels to the Holy Land we found these beautiful anemones at Abu Gosh, the site of Emmaus. But lets start with the travels of Jesus. His own pilgrimage, in a sense, places he walked to, … Continue reading

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Holy Land Pilgrimage 2020 – Thoughts and Experiences

We arrived back in the UK from the pilgrimage with the Norwich Diocese on March 2nd, pilgrims together, full of thoughts and experiences that would stay with us forever. For many it was the first and possibly only visit to … Continue reading

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