Monthly Archives: June 2012

Humility required in the name of equality

As my previous post on the subject of the legislation enabling women to be selected and ordained to the episcopate suggested, I (like thousands of others) was not impressed with one of the House of Bishop’s amendments to the legislation … Continue reading

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Book Review: ‘He Never Let Go’ by Lynda Alsford

I bought ‘He Never Let Go’ by Lynda Alsford because Lynda was one of my early Twitter friends, and quite simply the snatches of her story that she had shared as she wrote the book intrigued me. It was only … Continue reading

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God’s indispensable bubbles – 1 Corinthians 12:12-27

I actually preached this more than a week ago, and it feeds from what I was thinking here about how our new bishop has challenged me personally. It also draws inspiration from a affirmation of faith for children which uses … Continue reading

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Small Heath butterfly finds an Early Marsh orchid

I remembered the camera when out walking the dog today. After a little incident with a young Roe buck (when I didn’t have anything except my phone) a few days ago, this was a major step forward. There are often … Continue reading

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On being challenged by my new Bishop

I spent time recently finding and replaying two videos of our new Bishop of Winchester, Right Revd Tim Dakin. Nominally this was for the benefit of my father, but it led me to some reflections of various sorts. The first video … Continue reading

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Not to be missed or mowed – please!

I want to publicly thank Hart District and Yateley Town Councils for NOT mowing the grass, especially that in the fields adjacent to the Red Cross Centre in Yateley, which forms part of my regular dog walk. PLEASE keep up … Continue reading

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Revealing our identity – 1 Corinthians 12:4-14

I led and preached at our 8am service this week, using as my ‘hook’ or image a BBC4 programme on the Antikythera Mechanism. Not my usual style, but I hope God spoke to someone through it! My family possibly have … Continue reading

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