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Thy Peace

An evening out tonight with the vicar of my Home Parish Anglican Church (St Michael & All Angels) Simon Marsh to talk with Jeff, minister of Bramhall’s local Unitarian gathering. About a month ago I was told that for one … 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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Yoda

Temporarily free to download for Amazon Kindle, I got hold of The brilliant book of calm: Down to Earth Ideas for Finding Inner Peace in a Chaotic World. There are 52 ideas, and I’ll be reading one each day. Over … 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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Psychology Approaches

Sat at my laptop today, I’m (sort of) preparing for my 1pm Psychology exam tomorrow. After a nice morning walk in the (now disappeared) sunshine, I let Lucy jump up onto my bed as I sat at my desk, and … Continue reading

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By Prayer and Supplication

As the exams draw nigh, I’m getting rather anxious. But an hour for evening prayer in my church this evening has led me to feel slightly more refreshed than I was before. And I’m definitely going to set aside more … Continue reading

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Exams Approaching

Re-reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (no.3) this evening I felt slightly better when I was reminded that even in the wizarding world full of possibility and inspiring theology, the characters have to revise like me… Even the … Continue reading

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