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Advent and only a few days to go…

Sitting at the computer and knowing the daylight will soon be going, even though it is only 2.00pm, brings thoughts to mind of all those without a warm home. A world full of anguish and uncertain futures. I have just … Continue reading

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Advent: Are we ready?

Advent calling. Are you getting ready, what can you actually do to get ready, how much time do you need and will this haveĀ the right effect? My Advent reading this year is with Tom Wright, a great writer of commentaries … Continue reading

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Darkness and Light

              One candle burns at the start of Advent, in St Clement’s Church, Terrington St Clement, a magnificent and pretty church in the Fens, sometimes called the Cathedral of the Fens. The light shone … Continue reading

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Advent 2

Posada The Advent journey of Mary and Joseph and their donkey is experienced more and more in our churches and homes. The tradition of Posada, which began in South America is now taking root in the UK. Crib figures, representing … Continue reading

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Advent 1

First Sunday of Advent December 1st Advent literally means ‘ to the coming’ or the ‘arrival’. 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 … Continue reading

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From Advent to Christmas

As the shortest day brings increasing darkness and wintry weather so our Advent calendars move close towards Christmas Day. People rushing from shops to home, travellers stranded at airports or in planes, caught in the snow on trains and in … Continue reading

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