Category Archives: God

Match Win, Match Fine

I love watching international rugby, and even some Heineken Cup club rugby on TV, but I have no great liking for the culture that surrounds the game. However, since our daughter Catriona took up playing the game seriously at Lancaster … Continue reading

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This is Friday – but Sunday’s coming

On Friday 8 February I will conduct the funeral service of a friend whose life was cruelly taken from him. His own circumstances made his violent death more horrific and unjust. I wrote a short reflection based on John 11 … Continue reading

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Wonderstruck – at polar bears

I’ve been receiving Facebook posts and emails from Margaret Feinberg’s PR folks for months now in anticipation of, and after, the publication of her new book Wonderstruck (link below). Not only is there a book but there’s also a study pack with … Continue reading

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Thanks Lord – and now the dancing: 25 years on

The laughter is making its way to me as I write: five old girlfriends from university days, now fiftysomethings, are catching up the day after the night before. It’s good to hear, and confirms my thought that we are so … Continue reading

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So, Borgen has started again (spoiler alert!), and it was a very moving and powerful first episode relating to the war in Afghanistan in which the PM changed her mind amid the pain and grief of the loss of life. … Continue reading

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How God became King – 1

I signed up for a reading group called ‘Let the reader understand’ which is first of all reading and reflecting on Tom Wright’s book ‘How God became King,’ so to help me get a handle on it I thought I’d … Continue reading

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The interview with God

This was sent to me by our friend Nora. The interview with God I dreamed I had an interview with God. “So you would like to interview me?” God asked. ​“If you have the time,” I said. God smiled. “My … Continue reading

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