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Rocky ground, thorns and good soil

The Parable of the Sower – Rocky ground, thorns and good soil. We all have time with rocky ground, thorns and good soil. I would like to tell you about my garden. Living in a new house for nearly a … Continue reading

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Mary Magdalene and the women by the cross

Mary Magdalene is of high importance in the story of Jesus, not just for the role she played as one of the women by the cross , but throughout all the gospels she appears and is seen with Jesus and … 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 have the right effect? My Advent reading this year is with Tom Wright, a great writer of commentaries … Continue reading

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Welcome at West New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea

In September 2015, I arrived in West New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea. The warriors were the most spectacular sight and a welcome of dance, colour and warmth. We were to see the dancers on a few occasion, they were … Continue reading

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The best gift of all! The Holy Spirit

Acts 2: 1- 21 And just how amazed do you think the disciples would have been to find that they were speaking in different languages! Can you imagine it now? What would people have said? A great crowd of people … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday April 5th Is there Hope?  Matthew 28:1- 10  Acts 10 34-43 Alleluia, Christ is Risen! He is Risen indeed, Alleluia! What a week! Quite a story, starting with the triumphal ride into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday on the … Continue reading

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The Last Supper

Maundy Thursday and the day when Jesus gathered with his friends in an upstairs room in Jerusalem for the Last Supper. Today begins the time when Jesus becomes passive in the final stages of his life, he starts at the … Continue reading

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Jesus Accepts us as we are

Lent 3 – Jesus accepts us as we are with our faults. He finds us where we are, not where we wish to be or even think we should be and hope to be, but where we are. In this … Continue reading

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Epiphany 6 January

              In Spain on 6th January the celebrations are held for the Twelfth Day of Christmas. The streets of the Spanish capital are filled with children who are waiting to see the parade of … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all should be registered. All went to their own towns to be registered. Joseph also went from Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to the city of David called Bethlehem, … Continue reading

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