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Read Mark and Inwardly Digest? Where’s Nathanael?

Once again we find ourselves not in the Gospel of Mark! In this season of Epiphany the lectionary wants us to consider how those who met face to face with the adult Jesus responded to him, as well as the visitation … Continue reading

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Read Mark and Inwardly Digest: Christmas Lights

This week’s Gospel reading doesn’t come from Mark, it comes from John, but is an echo of last week’s passage. Both readings focus in on John the Baptist, but with different results. If we follow the themes of the Advent … Continue reading

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Read Mark and Inwardly Digest: Are you Ready for Christmas?

I asked this question this morning at a gathering, ‘Are you ready for Christmas?’ There were sincere shaking of heads, and I could feel the palpable weight of ‘things to be done’ before the festivities could begin. Even good, faithful … Continue reading

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Read Mark and Inwardly Digest: Advent Sunday, Where is God?

What do you see? GODISNOWHERE If you see God is Nowhere then you are in Advent. In fact you are pre-advent. You are in the place in history where God seems to have disappeared. You are in the ‘Intertestamental’ part … Continue reading

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Stir up Sunday (Christ the King)

This Sunday, the final Sunday in the church year, is known as Stir up Sunday,  so named because of the collect for the day, STIR up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the wills of thy faithful people; that they, plenteously bringing … Continue reading

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2nd Sunday Before Advent: Being a Smartie

What would you do if I gave you a tube of smarties? You could hide away in a corner and guzzle them all down. You could separate all the colours and eat them one colour a day to make them … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday: Wonder Woman

Earlier this year I took my daughter to see Wonder Woman. Not normally a huge fan of blockbuster action films, we loved this. Perhaps we loved the fact that it featured a strong woman who wouldn’t be patronised by, or … Continue reading

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