Monthly Archives: May 2022

Easter 7- Sunday- on being one….

Today’s Gospel reading is a part of Jesus prayer found in John 17, where he prays that we might be one with him and the creator ( Father, Mother…), so that the interwoven relationship of Creator, Son and Spirit might … Continue reading

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Easter 6- Friday- on inclusion , love and scars, and a search for wholeness- in which I may mention Franklin Graham again!

I have been pondering family relationships recently, the expectations and the strains that exist within what are often set against a complex background, which can defy the rosy happy picture of family life often pushed forward by TV adverts, and … Continue reading

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Easter 6- Wednesday- Uvalde, and other perplexing things… where is God in this?

Life is strange sometimes, very strange, as I went to bed last night I was processing two pieces of news, the first being the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, the other the illness of a close family member, these two made … Continue reading

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Easter 6- Tuesday- Wesley Day- on experience of the divine…

I can see some folk scratching their heads and asking, “what on earth is Wesley Day?”, others, many of them my Methodist friends are sharing the well known story of John Wesley’s conversion where he recorded this in his journal: … Continue reading

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Easter 5- Saturday- better?

I received a message yesterday, it said this, well I see you smiling and leading prayers online, so you must be better! Better, well I haven’t had a cold, that is now over, I have had a long period of … Continue reading

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Easter 5- Saturday- on being a disciple…

My posts earlier this week were mostly about inclusion, and my objection to the message of Franklin Graham whose message excludes many of my friends, and excludes me! He believes that Conversion Therapy is a good thing, and were I … Continue reading

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Easter 5- Tuesday- International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Today is the International day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, it probably needs a longer title, but then like Pride events, maybe what we need to do is look forward to a day when neither of them are needed. Sadly, … Continue reading

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Easter 5- Monday- on original goodness, inclusion and maybe a bit about Franklin Graham again!

I am sure that almost everyone is familiar with the lyrics of Do-Re-Mi from the musical The Sound of Music, here in the UK it is a Christmas staple, some love it, others avoid it, I remember seeing it on … Continue reading

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Easter 5- Love one another- in which I might mention Franklin Graham

I have been pondering todays Gospel reading, and the focus on the call to love one another, here at the table with the eleven disciples, Judas has already left, with wine soaked bread given to him by Jesus still tasting … Continue reading

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Towards healing and wholeness….

I’ve had a very quiet week as far as my blog goes, having been quite unwell, what I thought was a stomach bug may be another gallbladder infection so I have some antibiotics and am beginning to feel better, thankfully. … Continue reading

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