Monthly Archives: February 2014

Blessed are the Cheesemakers: Fate or fiction?

‘Your heart may be full of anger or hate or emptiness, Lucy, but the thing is that you’re ¬†among friends here,’ Avis almost whispered in a soothing sing-song voice, ‘There’s not one of us who hasn’t come here looking for … Continue reading

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In Preparation: Revisiting the 10 Commandments

This weekend the world celebrates Valentine’s day. It’s a mixed blessing of a day. It can be filled with romance, especially for the young and single who receive an un-signed card from an admirer, but for those who aren’t in … Continue reading

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Preparing for Lent: Why bother?

Today’s Bible Passage Every Sunday during our 8am Prayer Book communion we recite the words ‘Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify your Father which is in heaven’. The thing is, … Continue reading

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Plough Sunday: The Rains came down and the Floods came up!

It seems to have been ¬†year of extremes. This time last year we were suffering from a surfeit of water, just as we are again this year. Despite a slow start, a surprisingly warm and dry summer made for an … Continue reading

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Epiphany: The Presentation of Christ at the Temple

It is 40 days on. Jesus has been safely delivered into his mother’s arms, he and she have both learned the knack of feeding, and Joseph, I’m guessing has conformed with society for once in avoiding anything to do with … Continue reading

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