Author Archives: Sarah Mullally

About Sarah Mullally

If you wanted a blog run by an experienced blogger look elsewhere - I am a beginner. I am a mum, Cathedral Canon, Dame and poor potter - welcome.

I commit to action that seeks to heal the wrong which has been done

This is the season of ordinations. Those who have for some time been discerning their vocation will be ordained deacons and priest in the Church of England. As part of the service of ordination of deacons Bishops will say “Deacons … Continue reading

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Lasting Love

Love is very important in our culture. The Beatles sang, “All you need is love, love, love is all you need” back in August 1967 which was one of the greatest selling records of all time. Amazon currently lists over … Continue reading

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We need to admit how much this hurts

This week in Manchester we have unfortunately seen the NHS and emergency services at its best and Lucy Easthope in the Guardian online talks about how the emergency response of Monday night has been planned over many years.  The planning has included … Continue reading

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#NursingHeros – to light and lead the way

On Saturday I joined the nurses’ league of the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospitals to celebrate their 85th Anniversary reunion.  I am a great fan of nurses and the NHS having seen some of the best care across the NHS … Continue reading

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God has called you by name and made you his own

The sun was up and the rain had stopped and the mobile went off with a call from BBC Radio Devon on time at 7.10am ‘So Bishop how do you feel having slept out last night?’ I have to admit … Continue reading

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Moving Forward

 I am not a member of synod, so I listened, as did thousands of others, to the live stream of the debate yesterday. Even from a distance, the hurt, and the love of those seeking to apologise for that hurt … Continue reading

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to take note

  Sitting with a member of clergy recently I encouraged them to reflect on how they normally discerned what God was calling them to do and suggested that is how they were likely to discern God’s movement in this instance.  … Continue reading

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