Monthly Archives: May 2017

Keep it Reel:Trolls

Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 What does it mean to be happy? For the all singing, all dancing, multicoloured, glittery, cupcake pooping Trolls it is simply who they are: … Continue reading

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Easter 7: Glorify Your Name

This week has seen the celebrations of Ascension Day – ‘Our eyes have seen the glory’ we sang as we climbed the nearest hill-fort to remember Jesus and his return to heaven, ‘Glory, glory, Alleluiah’. But this week has also … Continue reading

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Every Mother’s Son: Manchester

Last night I sat with my daughter and watched the news – something I would not have expected to do a year ago. So much has happened in the past 12 months: she has grown from being a trouser wearing … Continue reading

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Easter 6: Promises, promises.

Election fever has hit the UK – polling cards have already been pushed through letterboxes and party campaigners can be seen delivering leaflets outlining manifesto promises. Although there is a desire to believe that each party really does want the best … Continue reading

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Easter 5: All Back to Mine

I don’t know if you remember the moment at the end of the first wedding in Four Weddings and a Funeral when the jolly nice Tom invites everyone back to his house: The motley crew of well to dos whom we assume … Continue reading

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Easter 4: Come bye

In Middle Eastern Culture, a sheep pen had no gate. The gateway was an opening in the pen which would be filled at night by the sleeping Shepherd – this way if anything, whether lions, wolves, bears or sheep thieves … Continue reading

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