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Falcondale Lake

A beautiful place a nice walk from where I live. Quiet. I visited there last year, and once again as lambs are starting to appear in the hills, I loved spending some silent time there. Thanks to Vernon Lund who … Continue reading

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The Sound of Sheer Silence

Today the Anglican Church remembers and celebrates the Transfiguration of Christ. And in Morning Prayer today I was encouraged by Elijah (who appeared with Jesus to the disciples) in the Old Testament reading to head on down to meditation in … Continue reading

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Food For Thought: Gaia

The perception of existence as a gift given moment by moment by an unseen power generates in us a sense of awe and wonder, of receptivity and thanksgiving. – Luke Timothy Johnson, The Creed First ‘Food For Thought’ post won’t … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Forty-Five – Good Friday

Luke 23:46: Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit.  A three hour devotion in Church today, for The Seven Words from the Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ: Forgiveness: Father forgive them, for they know not what they do. (Luke 23:34) Salvation: Truly … Continue reading

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Silence Conclusions

I’ve drawn to the end of the time I allotted myself for my thinking/reading/writing project on silence. And so come my conclusions… I feel that I’ve learnt a lot. My journey over the last ten days has been more of … Continue reading

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The Value of Silence

A friend of mine from London sent me a book in October called Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith by Kathleen Norris. I’ve been dipping in and out of it since, and remembered this afternoon that she had written a … Continue reading

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Communion

Glanced to the back cover of “A Margin of Silence” to see a description of the Anglican Communion: …one of the ‘instruments of communion’ which holds Anglicans in ‘bonds of affection’… I’m afraid we haven’t seen a lot of that … Continue reading

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