Tag Archives: compassion

Is it Normal to Try to Connect with All of Humanity?

Let he who is without sin cast the first stone. – John 8:7 I’ve been trying to figure out what to write for the last few days, and had begun slowly drafting a piece on the various distractions of the … Continue reading

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We Want to be Understood

I have lived in Britain all of my life, and am sad that Oprah Winfrey is not a more dominant part of our lives and television as she is in America. Today I was pointed to her inspirational Harvard Commencement … Continue reading

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Love Creates, Love Heals, Love Saves

Preaching again this morning… First Reading: 2 Corinthians 8.7-9, 13-15, 24 Now as you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in utmost eagerness, and in our love for you—so we want you to excel also in this generous undertaking. … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Yesterday the Dalai Lama spoke of forgiveness not meaning accepting a wrong action. Forgiveness is rather about compassion and communication. This is always been a part of my life. I’m not perfect, but I’m like that. People hurt me or … Continue reading

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An Afternoon with the Dalai Lama

Today I and three friends journeyed to Manchester to, in company with an arena full of 16-25 year olds, hear the Dalai Lama on being the change we want to see in the world. (I took some notes so I … Continue reading

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Prayer

Late night tidying and a lot of progress made.  On the pile of papers I needed to file here and there, I found the order of service from my trip to Lampeter (which was in February, I really should tidy … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Nine

John 6:15 When Jesus realized that they were about to come and take him by force to make him king, he withdrew again to the mountain by himself. It’s becoming clear in this Lenten period that there are quite a few … Continue reading

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