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Where are You Staying?

John 1:38-39 When Jesus turned and saw them following, he said to them, ‘What are you looking for?’ They said to him, ‘Rabbi’ (which translated means Teacher), ‘where are you staying?’ He said to them, ‘Come and see.’ They came and … Continue reading

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Summer Freedom

Yesterday I sat my final exam, and now I have at least ten blissful weeks off to recover, to read, and to relax. A few jobs to do here and there, but as a student this is the one time … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Thirty-Two

Psalm 23:2 He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters Take time to rest, and draw back into where you started, as a spring lamb crawling and blooming and breathing and trusting in life… Psalm … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Nineteen

Exodus 20:8 Remember the sabbath day, and keep it holy. Third verse in a row to jump out from the Lectionary about the Sabbath! Take it as a sign if you wish… resting and thanking is important. A set time to connect … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Eighteen

Hebrews 4:9 So then, a sabbath rest still remains for the people of God. Another passage about the Sabbath! And so now is the time to share something I thought of on Sunday, and relayed to my parish church’s assistant … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Meditation

Jo Bentley and Jan Bloor met with 40 eager visitors (including myself) this evening in my local bookstore to talk to us about mindfulness meditation. It went well, and they spoke about the need for human beings to step away … Continue reading

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The ‘Active Life’

It isn’t the noise in the streets that keep us from resting, my friend, nor is it the shouts of the young people coming out drunk from “St Paul’s” bar… This comes from the first stanza of Julia Esquivel’s poem … Continue reading

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Monday Meditation

As 1 of 32 gathered in my Home Parish this evening, we joined in a circle around the altar with a few candles lit to spend half an hour in Monday Meditation. Twenty minutes of silence, five of music, and … Continue reading

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Three Down, One to Go…

An amusingly perfect photograph popped up just moments ago from a tumblr page I follow to demonstrate what I probably looked like at around 2:20pm today when my third exam (and second exam of the day) finished! And getting back … Continue reading

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Time for Coffee

A busy morning at work in the health centre a few villages away today. I hadn’t been to work for 10 days, and had left with 2 shelves of notes to sort. When I came back today I was greeted … Continue reading

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