So it’s been a crazy few days, we’ve been busy at home and at work. I’m particularly proud as I’ve just built a flat-pack desk and it’s clear except for my laptop! It’s probably the last time it will be like that! It’s been something I’ve felt really torn about. I’m a trainee priest/pastor and […]
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We can sometimes miss God’s love if we are too focused on being perfect, having everything ready, and being faultless, because lets face it, that’s impossible to achieve however hard we try!
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Matthew 6 v33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
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Psalm 90;12 So teach us to number our days ,that we may gain a heart of wisdom .
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I’ve been watching Love Island in the run up to being ordained as a deacon in the Church of England. This feels wrong on so many levels as the programme represents all kinds of hedonistic behaviour. People get hurt by the programme and young men and women are almost encouraged to be promiscuous by the […]
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I recently did a short placement at our local hospice, where I worked with the Spiritual Care team. Being around people who are only days or hours away from the end of their life was challenging and difficult to hear about. At times I didn’t want to see the pain, and I’m not sure it’s […]
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So I’m currently investigating the wonderful world of clergy wear as my ordination approaches. I’m talking Albs, Stoles, Cassocks, Scarfs, shirts, bib-stocks and surplices. Crazy talk I know. The last time I spent more than £100 on an outfit for a big church ceremony was in 2007 when I was preparing for my wedding […]
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It’s been a week of women in our house. My daughter was born on International Women’s Day and so we’ve celebrated her birthday this week, and of course it’ was Mothering Sunday yesterday. It was also yesterday that I finally got to announce my next training post which starts in July, and is a big […]
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