Tag Archives: Faith Goes Walkabout

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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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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Happy Christmas

When the song of the angels is stilled, When the star in the sky is gone, When the kings and the princes are home, When the shepherds are back with their flocks, The work of Christmas begins: To find the … Continue reading

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Hoi An, Walkabout Vietnam

Hoi An in Central Vietnam – a place of transforming light, colour and peace. In October 2019 I travelled to Hoi An in Central Vietnam for a short stay. A time to find some peace and relaxation, time to off … Continue reading

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Signs of Hope & Blessings

Bless You – That’s my line! Blessings, God Bless You, Blessed are the poor, the hungry, those who mourn, and those who are hated because of their faith… What does it mean, blessings, blessed, bless you? Is it really a … Continue reading

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Candlemas

This is a turning point for the church year. We now move from Christmas and Epiphany towards Easter and Lent, a turning point from looking behind to looking ahead, symbolic and preparing ourselves for Easter. I think that Jesus must … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

Christmas Day and all is well. Stockings and presents full to bursting, happy children with new gifts and surprises. Families united and back to their homes. A joining together of family, friends and those we love. But above all the … Continue reading

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Come away and rest a while…

  Seventh Sunday after Trinity July 19th    2015 ‘Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.’ Says Jesus to the disciples. Mark 6:31 What a powerful few words. How often would we like someone to … Continue reading

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Archbishop of Canterbury in Hong Kong

Somebody once said, ” Coincidences happen more often when you believe in God”. Not sure if it was a coincidence or just my luck, that whilst in Hong Kong this last two weeks, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby was … Continue reading

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