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Advent 8

Today the wonder seemed almost obvious. The face of my favourite and best grinning at me this morning, laughing away my tired aching grumps from a night of being kicked in the back by the smallest. The face I married … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the week.

The weekly roundup is back. It’s been full of ups, downs and roundabouts and I miss pondering the week just gone in this space. So, in no particular order, here are some thoughts.  I am tired. I looked back in … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

The Advent Calendar is complete, Happy Christmas to you all! (my yearly exception to exclamation marks is clearly Christmas Day!) 9 Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of … Continue reading

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A God who fell down, and cried, and was sad…

And so we’ve made it, to the last Sunday in Advent, to the end of term and the start of the holidays. We’ve made it to this strange land of Christmas. To be honest I’m not feeling it this year. … Continue reading

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Christmas is almost here…

And so we stumble on, term is almost over, the holidays have almost begun and we are more than ready for them. Today we had our Carol Service at church. We sang again those old old songs which tell of … Continue reading

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Advent 24

This one has to be handed over to Linus and Charlie Brown. Happy Christmas everyone. Remember hope, the wonder of Jesus and that when the wrapping paper has been shredded, the food demolished and the day over that there is … Continue reading

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Advent 17

I love this song by Paul Simon, not just because it’s about Christmas but for the exposure of what we are getting ready for, the power, glory and story of Christmas day. The day this year may be like any … Continue reading

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