Monthly Archives: March 2010

Have we understood enough to tell the truth?

Tomorrow I am leading our mid-week service of Morning Prayer, for which the lectionary Gospel is Luke 22:54-end – Peter’s denial of Christ in the courtyard and Christ’s appearance before the elders. I haven’t been able to give as much … Continue reading

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Where does it say in law… canon law… or civil…

You’re welcome to marry in the Church of England whatever your beliefs, whether or not you are christened and regardless of whether you go to church or not. It’s your church, and we welcome you! As at http://www.’your church wedding.org … Continue reading

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Spring

Sat at the dining table with lunch in the lull that goes before really getting to grips with writing the essay rather than researching for it, I am watching a Wren hard at work by the bird bath on a … Continue reading

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Marriage as Sacrament

As I struggle with the final bits of research before trying to hastily put together my University Essay, and hoping that this is not a complete ‘red herring’… The essay title I’m meant to writing about is: What theological themes … Continue reading

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Remembering that God put me where I am

I’m really struggling this Lent. Responding to the desperate cries for help of everything from Saturday’s bride (nothing more exciting than sorting the playing of a CD), through the needs of a baptism family where the Godparents need enough notice … Continue reading

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Possible new blog layout for future

Just a note to myself to take a better look at Titan a new WordPress blog theme that looks like I might like it – but not till after that essay is nailed!

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Luke 13:1-9 – Frightened of failure or bearing fruit?

Given that there’s been some hits on my thoughts last week on the Lent 3 readings, you may be interested to read how it came out in the wash! I’m not sure that my previous thoughts bear much relation to … Continue reading

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Paying and praying

I’m grateful to the webmaster of the campaign to save the chaplaincy at Southampton University for an update, showing that all parties (the students, the Diocese of Winchester and other parties) are all still working to save the post of … Continue reading

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Using my first droid

Spotted today that an android app for WordPress was launched last month so thought I’d make it my first marketplace download. So as my first posting via the droid what can I do? Photo (hopefully) of Wolvesey in Winchester in … Continue reading

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Lent 3 – Where’s the good news?

It’s great isn’t it. You plan life so that things don’t clash and you can (just about) manage to achieve everything. Then someone changes a date, the goal-posts get moved and your back in “failing to cope” mode – at … Continue reading

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