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.

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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A Red Front Door

I caught on the news yesterday evening that a landlord in Middlesbrough has been required to repaint the red front doors of the houses he rents under a contract to the Government to refugees and asylum seekers. Asylum seekers in … Continue reading

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Peace be within your walls

Today in the news was an account of the shooting of a 13 year old girl by a security guard. It occurred at the entry point to a settlement on the West Bank. The girl had apparently tried to stab … Continue reading

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A Testimony of humanity

On arriving back in Devon I noticed the headline in The Times newspaper (page 18 23rd January 2016) Israel speech is halted after student rioters throw chairs. The story is about how protesters disrupted a student meeting at King’s College … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek with God

We set off home today after our 9 day stay in the Holy Land and there is a strong sense amoung the group that we have experienced God in unexpected places. We often risk looking for God in those places … Continue reading

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Known to the senses

  It is often when words fail or are difficult that we find that our sense take us down other paths. Smell is very evocative. On Sunday as we renewed our baptismal vows we used rosemary to sprinkle the water … Continue reading

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