Tag Archives: poetry

If Jesus chose to return today? An Advent reflection

I’ve been preparing some Advent materials, and in doing so found this old reflection, dated November 2006, so as I started Reader Training and before this blog was started! It is by way of a response to the following questions: … Continue reading

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Ordination Retreat and it’s wildlife

For Winchester Diocese, like Portsmouth, ordination retreats are held at the beautiful Park Place and Wickham in the Meon Valley.  Last week was my Diaconal retreat, shared with those being ordained to the priesthood in our diocese. There were periods … Continue reading

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Poem: The challenge of your passing #RemembranceDay

The challenge of your passing I don’t know you, I never did. When we met, you’d gone. Then, I recognised you By the Union Jack, A uniform cap, The young lover, brightly dressed. Family brave faced, and broken; Symbols of … 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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