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The Happy Song that is really Desperately Sad

A few weeks earlier we had heard school children singing it enthusiastically but as we walked around Carlisle Castle we discovered that the song was the result of a desperately sad story. Perhaps you’ve heard the song: O ye’ll tak’ … Continue reading

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Advent 13: The Journey to Bethlehem

Mary travelled the 70 miles¬†to Bethlehem whilst she was heavily pregnant. I’ve always been aware that the Bible doesn’t mention a donkey¬†and a number of years ago I heard someone talking about the journey to Bethlehem saying that there probably … Continue reading

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