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Strange Times but a sign of hope!

We live in strange times. Somewhat of an understatement I know. Times are difficult, unpredictable, sometimes we are in the doldrums and it is like we are becalmed in a vast ocean Other times we are bashed about like the … Continue reading

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In the beginning…

In the beginning … We start the Year of 2021, The Year of New Beginnings. Our readings today in Genesis 11:1-20 and Mark 1: 1-13 are all about beginnings; the beginning of the world, the beginning of Jesus ministry and … Continue reading

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The Year of the Parcel 2020

  There is something in me that doesn’t want to mark 2020 as the Covid Year. It feels like it would have won and I am too positive a person to let that happen. As yet another brown parcel arrived on … Continue reading

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Advent 4 Mary and Elizabeth

Does this seem a particularly dark and gloomy time of year? Or is it just me? More than ever  we need the light of the world to come among us. If He could also stop all the messages about Covid … Continue reading

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Shepherds, Sheep and Angels

Shepherds, Sheep and Angels, Advent 3 Isaiah 7: 1-7 Matthew 1:18-25           Image from Christmas Journeys Advent is the season we are well into now and looking forward to Christmas, only 12 days to go! Still … Continue reading

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Christ the King The Sunday before Advent

We are at the end of the church year! Like the calendar year of 2020, what a year!! Most people will be pleased to see this year behind us. Christ the King is the last Sunday before Advent and as … Continue reading

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Caesarea Philippi

‘On this rock, I will build my church’  Matthew 16,v 17. Caesarea Philippi is a peaceful place; it is the source of the River Jordan and the rushing streams are clear and pure as they descend from the rocks. It … Continue reading

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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 set out … 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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