Monthly Archives: March 2013

Minstead Past and Present – New Exhibition 13th-14th April 2013

Minstead’s Local History Group are making their fascinating exhibitions a bi-annual event and the next one is at the end of the Easter holiday period at Minstead Village Hall. For me, it’s about a place, and people, I’ve known all … Continue reading

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Does loneliness still cause the greatest pain to ‘The Wounded Healer’?

I’ve just finished reading Henri Nouwen‘s ‘The Wounded Healer’ (in an updated form of the 1972 original) as part of background reading for my ‘Pastoral Care’ module. Throughout this little classic, Nouwen identifies closely with the suffering and particularly loneliness … Continue reading

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The Sky Dancers – an original poem

Nothing is wasted, especially not my journeys to college. Driving back and forth I love watching for wildlife, and take particular joy in the Red Kites of Berkshire and Oxfordshire, which have previously inspired my Plough ‘Sunday’ grace. I first … Continue reading

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Is God waiting for the C of E? (Reviewing Maggi Dawn’s ‘Like the Wideness of the Sea’) #womenbishops

I read Maggi Dawn’s ‘Like the Wideness of the Sea – Women Bishops and the Church of England’ yesterday. That tells you for a start that it’s not a very big book – I’m not that fast a reader, especially … Continue reading

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