Monthly Archives: July 2010

Marbled White

A couple of weeks ago, my husband came home from leading his A-level Biology field trip to the Isle of Wight raving about having seen clouds of Marbled White butterflies. This is a butterfly I had never seen, so looking … Continue reading

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Wearing a kilt for a cause

This is an unashamed plug for our friend Steve who is wearing a kilt for a whole month in aid of the Alzheimer’s Research Trust. Steve (who has just spent the weekend staying with us) had to wear a kilt … Continue reading

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What should our values inspire us to?

So, at St. Peter’s we’ve got some values that we want to start teaching, praying and living… probably a good cue for a summer of writing Bible studies! As part of the Values Working Group, it’s been humbling and inspiring … Continue reading

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Finding values that inspire us to be courageous Tigger’s

Back in April I blogged about participating my St. Peter’s search for some values that will inspire our living, loving and learning of the Christian faith for the years to come. Since then, we’ve discovered that we’re facing ‘vacancy’ (‘interregnum’ … Continue reading

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What are your top tips for avoiding the impact of ads on your family?

Mothers’ Union are working on their commericalisation of childhood campaign and will soon be producing a resource to help families understand and navigate the commercialisation of childhood. But they want the practical experiences of the impact advertising has on the … Continue reading

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Love, grace and marriage – a Bible Study

Last week I led a very small group of us through a Bible Study that I’ve created that grew out of my FdA extended essay on theological themes that should be drawn out in marriage preparation. (I also discovered this … Continue reading

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Why I’ve lied to my son for weeks!

It’s a tricky one isn’t it. We are taught as Christians’ not to lie. As ministers, we should set an example, and live with transparent integrity. This is my way of being transparent – I’ve lied to my son for … Continue reading

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Is this a horrible harlequin?

I’ve just picked and washed some spinach beet out the garden. In it was this little critter: I say little; it was a little larger than the average ladybird, and a lot faster than I usually see them move – … Continue reading

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