Monthly Archives: November 2013

Back where we belong?

It was agreed to meet Monica in a wine bar in one of the better parts of Bristol. Grant said he would drive home as it would be one of the last times he could. Once Laura had paid him … Continue reading

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How to be chilled by Christmas

This morning the Little Angels toddler group met to discuss our first ‘topic’ – how can we prepare for Christmas without being frazzled by Christmas Eve? After coffee and cake (whilst the babes played in the crèche) we had a relaxation … Continue reading

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Dreaming of the Kingdom: Christ the King

I wonder what type of Monarch comes to mind when we declare Jesus is King? Today we are celebrating the feast of Christ the King – it is the culmination of our Christian journey through the year. Next week we … Continue reading

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Dreaming of the Kingdom: working for the kingdom

The Temple, it seems, was rather dazzling, awesome you could say, adorned with beautiful stones and gifts. Jesus speaks, and takes his followers’ attention away from the ornate temple, after all, the bricks and stones will all be torn down … Continue reading

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God’s Mighty Women: Anna – the Prophetess

Today’s woman of the Bible is Anna – read about her here.   Mary and Joseph are fulfilling Jewish law by taking Jesus to the Temple to give thanks to God – specifically to dedicate their firstborn son to serve God … Continue reading

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Dreaming of the Kingdom: We will remember them.

Today is Remembrance Sunday. Poppy Day. I want to begin with a poem, it’s one that is well known and often read at funerals. Its aim is to bring hope to those who have lost someone, perhaps you know it … Continue reading

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Dreaming of the Kingdom: All Souls Day

I’ve just got back from a half term break. It was a wet and windy week in Cornwall, but my parents had gone down the day before and as we came in out of the dark the smell of a … Continue reading

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