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, Bishop, Dame and poor potter - welcome.

Advent calls us to lift our eyes beyond the routine

I love Christmas – the carol services, the nativity plays, Christmas trees, Christmas Markets and Christmas lights. It is with some sorry that this will be the last year we will see the unintended controversial lights in Tiverton! It is … Continue reading

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Making the Church Safe for All

On Saturday I spent the day with Parish Safeguarding Reps from across the Diocese of Exeter.  I spoke to them about my faith and I talked about it being the anchor of my soul.  In God I have, in the … Continue reading

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Luther and Thought4Today

Today we mark the day 500 years ago when Luther supposedly nailed provocative statements to a church door in Wittenberg. There are many who have written weightier reflections on this but I have been struck by the significance of this … Continue reading

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Talking Hope

This week it was my privilege to speak at the Interstitial Lung Disease Conference in Birmingham. Health professionals from across the country came together to listen and to share their experiences with the aim of improving the care they gave … Continue reading

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Mutual Flourishing

Friday saw the publication of the report by the Independent Reviewer Sir Philip Mawer into the nomination to the See of Sheffield. It was a carefully written report which demands us to reflect on the issues with equal care. When … Continue reading

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Teachers of Tenderness

I spent this week with clergy from across Devon praying, studying and having fun. I was encouraged by the gift that we have in our clergy but I was reminded that if we are not careful we can miss the … Continue reading

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Learning from the15th August 1965 – Lynmouth

On 15 and 16 August 1952, a storm of tropical intensity broke over south-west England, depositing 9.0 inches of rain within 24 hours on the already saturated soil of Exmoor. A guest at the Lyndale Hotel described the night to the Sunday … Continue reading

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