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You don’t want to read that!

I was talking with a minister recently who was preparing a Sermon about Zacchaeus and his encounter with Jesus. She mentioned she was reading a commentary for background information about the Bible passage in Luke 19. My instinctive reaction was … Continue reading

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I don’t remember reading this bit before

On Good Friday, some of us gathered to read through the Bible account of the days and hours leading up to and including Jesus’ death. We read a section together, paused to reflect on what we had read and then … Continue reading

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God’s Unfailing Love

I’ve been reading the Psalms and I’ve noticed how frequently ‘God’s unfailing love’ is mentioned’ In contrast to this, we live in a culture where things are disposable and where very little is built to last. Is the idea of … Continue reading

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The One About Fog Lights

A few nights ago, I drove into some fog and I then began to wonder how to turn on my fog lights. In that moment, I remembered that when we bought our car a few months ago that the salesperson showed … Continue reading

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Pardon? Or The One Where I Couldn’t Hear Very Well

I recently went to a local hustings event where prospective parliamentary candidates gave their views on a range of topics. I was looking forward to hearing what they said on a variety of issues but unfortunately I couldn’t hear very well. This was … Continue reading

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Would you eat this?

My daughter made me this and I’m sure that you will agree that it looks great. She had put so much effort in to presentation and even added sprinkles, but I couldn’t eat it because it was made out of play … Continue reading

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So, was it world book day or world dressing up day yesterday?

So, yesterday was World Book Day, or should it be called world dressing up day? The majority of costumes I saw at our local school were for film, rather than book characters. The children had fun dressing up, but I … Continue reading

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Better safe than sorry?

There is a hoax circulating on Facebook that starts with the words ‘better safe than sorry’. It goes on to provide a lengthy disclaimer that we are told to copy and paste because apparently just sharing it won’t work. I’ve posted … Continue reading

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100 cats, an orangutan or a dolphin?

We asked the children at church yesterday morning what they would choose if they could have anything they wanted and these were three of their suggestions. We also thought about Mary who used a jar of expensive perfume to anoint … Continue reading

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Please do not bend

I received this letter yesterday. The first thing I noticed was that it was bent and the second thing I noticed was that it said do not bend on the envelope. The failure of the postman to read and obey … Continue reading

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