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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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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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Carol Service in Deepest Norfolk

On a dark and dreary night one week before Christmas, in deepest West Norfolk, I walked along the lane, covered with mud from the fields. As I turned into the church entrance the windows were lit up with a warm … Continue reading

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Advent 1

Advent literally means the arrival or the coming.  Just as it’s getting darker and darker with the nights getting longer and longer, we start thinking about the light of the world; All out of darkness there came light,… The light … Continue reading

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Bolshoi Ballet and Spartacus at The Royal Opera House, London

Spartacus the ballet was performed over three weeks this summer. I was lucky to be there for the opening night and the performance by the Bolshoi Ballet was stunning beyond words. This is a ballet full of emotion and hard … Continue reading

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Landing on the Moon 50th Anniversary

‘One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind’. Neil Armstrong. Neil was the first man to walk on the moon, followed by Buzz Aldrin on 20th July 1969.     Awesome, inspirational and 50 years on shows just … Continue reading

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The Planets with Professor Brian Cox

There is something very special in knowing we are part of The Solar System, a small place in God’s universe. The BBC series on The Planets with Professor Brian Cox brings in more than just the science. There is a … Continue reading

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