‘This Covid’ a reflection

So much suffering and even still searing these Covid years with strange patterns like wood worm in a fallen branch dying without goodbyes, kisses, words of love hanging in grieving hearts – still medical workers in exhaustion slipping grips, in many failures suffering and with courage and compassion standing beside – even still suffering in…

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‘In the Garden’ by Ros Murphy

Surely it is no accident that the parable of beginnings is set in a garden… There, God and humans in harmonious collaboration could create Paradise. Just a fantasy? A story from long ago? Rather, a life-truth’. Understanding resonating with deep experiences. For, wherever we work with the raw ingredients, water, soil, sunlight and vegetation, we…

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Praying and prayers

I’m only an amateur, all I hope to do is to stimulate discussion and sharing. Tom Wright—The Lord and his Prayer p4 Prayer is of course a mystery. Many Christians, including many clergy, have come to accept that they don’t find prayer easy, that they don’t really understand what it does or can do. Many…

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Valentine’s Day

St. Valentine was a priest, providing ministry to persecuted Christians in the 3rd century, martyred for his faith… for love. He is remembered by Christian churches on 14th February. The Victorians took over Valentine’s Day with hearts and flowers encouraging people to spend money to show their love. During the pandemic many people have spent…

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Food Parcels

In January we put a post out offering to help any families that usually receive free school meals and felt they were struggling with food for the children during lockdown. We had a good response and we engaged with these parents and offered our help. Kellie delivered these families some much appreciated food parcels along…

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