Monthly Archives: February 2016

Take heart with stories of human love

You may have come across Matthew Hopwood and ‘A Human Love Story’. Matt is a rambler and in walking he has collected stories of love and put them on the cloud. Some of these are long narratives of love over time … Continue reading

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A Post Valentine Thought (Take two for Julia)

For some valentines day speaks of love lost, for others of love that never was or for some of love that is ever present. Love has caused the weak to do powerful things and the powerful to do foolish things. … Continue reading

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A post Valentine Thought

Having included this poem in my sermon yesterday and I thought I would share it: A Marriage by R.S. Thomas We met under a shower of bird-notes. Fifty years passed, love’s moment in a world in servitude to time. She was … Continue reading

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A Day of Ashes

It was a day of ashes, ashes in Prison and the Cathedral. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a time of self-examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting and self-denial; and by reading and meditation on God’s Word. During the … Continue reading

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Women Only?

This week saw the news that the Israeli government had approved the creation of a permanent and official area for mixed gender praying at the site the Western Wall. Part of me thinks well done to those who have campaigned … Continue reading

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Love your neighbour

I drove into Exeter today and as I did I travelled through water. It was running off the hills and flooding onto the road thanks to storm Henry . For my return I chose the M5 less chance of getting stuck. Increased rain … Continue reading

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