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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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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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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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Robin Williams by his daughter Zelda

Robin Williams as Peter Pan in Hook – forever an inspiration and joy.             “My family has always been private about our time spent together. It was our way of keeping one thing that was … Continue reading

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I have a Dream…

I have a dream…. That one day my children will be judged, not by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character’. Martin Luther King August 28th , 1963 at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington. Powerful stuff…. … Continue reading

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Lent 2013

Lent is the Christian season of preparation before Easter. In Western Christianity, Ash Wednesday marks the first day, or the start of the season of Lent, which begins 40 days prior to Easter (less Sundays). The purpose is to set … Continue reading

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A Great Teacher and Beyond…

When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on the hillside and sat down. His disciples came to him. He took a deep breath, and began his teaching. What a start,wonderful news, The Beatitudes. Blessed are the poor in spirit. … Continue reading

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Life is Not all Sunshine

Life is not all sunshine! The book of Job is largely concerned with an entirely just and righteous man and his relationship with God. It brings to mind important questions about suffering and divine justice! In the courts of heaven … Continue reading

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Sitting on Top of the World

Sitting on Top of the World                             Felix Baumgartner, an Austrian helicopter pilot had been lifted up by a helium balloon to over 128,000 ft above Mexico, … Continue reading

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