Tag Archives: Baptism

Think of how God loves you

Last week in St Peters on the hill I had the beautifully stilling encounter of a butterfly flying into the church to join us for our prayer. And now this week after remembering my baptism birthday, a Sunday serving in … Continue reading

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Baptism Birthday No 3

A lovely third baptism birthday on the 25th with a delicious hot chocolate fudge cake (thankyou flatmate Florence), yum 😀

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A Cradle Song

After last night I’ve been thinking more about poetry again, and walking back to my mum’s house after the lovely baptism in church this morning I recalled William Blake’s A Cradle Song. The narrator watches his baby sleeping and is … Continue reading

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Christology at Chads

First day at “Taking the Next Step”, a vocations conference in St Chad’s College Durham. 21 of us (all different ages and from different places) plus 3 priests staying throughout, and 3 more coming and going, with the Bishop of … Continue reading

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Beautiful Rain Paintings

Searching through visually similar images again I’ve stumbled across a wonderful artist, Leonid Afremov. I think we Brits have a lot to learn from him, we should really learn to see summer rain as something beautiful, not something which gets … Continue reading

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Food For Thought: My Sermon on Attending Baptisms

Two lovely services this morning at which I preached. Delighted by the positive response to my challenging sermon… First Reading: Acts 10.44-end While Peter was still speaking, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who heard the word. The circumcised believers who had … Continue reading

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Surrexit Dominus Vere

The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia! I had the “this is the day that Lord has made” song in my head for a while yesterday morning as I tapped out an Easter Day blog, but since lunchtime I’ve been remembering … Continue reading

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