Monthly Archives: May 2009

Was ever another command so obeyed?

I’ve been sent this by one of my All Saints Basingstoke friends, in response to my enquiries about Eucharistic theology. It is a worthy reminder that no single view should be valued above any other, but each has a personal … Continue reading

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lectio divina

An old posting from Maggi Dawn, but it jumped out at me from a column of old references on her blog, because it’s a phrase I’ve heard a lot in the last couple of weeks Lectio Divina is something Belinda … Continue reading

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Pentecost Novena

Maggi Dawn talking about the period between Ascension and Pentecost as a period of Waiting… reminding me of Paula Gooder’s Advent book on waiting. Having an explanation of what a “novena” and an “octave” is may also have uses in … Continue reading

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the duckworth lewis method

Review of the album I most want to get this year: focus: the duckworth lewis method « teatunes It sounds like it’s going to be great… for any Neil Hannon or cricket fan HT to Alec for this! Update: the … Continue reading

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Wildlife at my fingertips

Yesterday morning, as we sat down to breakfast, a baby Blue Tit flew into the french window and wobbled, stunned on the patio step. Needing to rescue it from our dog or the local moggies, I dashed outside and picked … Continue reading

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Marriage – Women Are Complicated, Men Are Impossible

Graham found this when looking for ‘think spot’ inspirations – it was almost completely unrelated to what he was looking for, but had resonances for both of us, and may have uses related to marriage prep work I might be … Continue reading

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What Rowan said

Posted originally elsewhere on Feb. 28th, 2008 at 8:24 PM H was at the now infamous ‘Sharia’ speech last week, and thought the Rowan Williams was really good (despite what the press said). Today I had my chance to hear … Continue reading

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Understanding Grace

I am desperately trying to complete my placement report. In it I (currently) say: “My understanding is that grace is “the transformation… of human life” and Jesus as offering us this undeserved relationship with God through his death and resurrection … Continue reading

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The TED Commandments

One to return to: maggi dawn: The TED Commandments tips for public speaking that will put a smile on your face! Blogged with the Flock Browser

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A surprise encounter

My good friend and fellow trainee Ian, has just posted the audio of my sermon from Sunday (the one with Gabriel in it) at  http://www.stpetersyateley.org.uk/ – follow the links to Services and Sermons and I’m there on the list as … Continue reading

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