Author Archives: Rachel J Lewis

This Woman, Food and God

I’ve noticed it before.  When my relationship with food settles my relationship with God settles, too.  I’m at a loss to explain it, but the two seem inextricably linked.  Sometime last autumn the wheels came off and I found myself … Continue reading

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“It says nothing to me about my life.”

 My prayer partner called this morning to say that she wouldn’t be able to make our 7.30am meeting.  She asked if there was anything she could pray for me for.  I dodged the question and said there was nothing.  It … Continue reading

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Finding Solidarity with the Archbishop’s Daughter

It’s a tough old time of year by anyone’s standards.  It’s largely dark, it’s invariable cold and life seems to be hurtling by at speeds that only the USS Enterprise should be capable of.    I wish I could post some … Continue reading

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Prayer: The Rocks, The Maps And The Tea

I’ve been working through a week of guided prayer.  Prayer is something that I’ve had great difficulty with – this blog post from February spoke about it.  This year I’ve been greatly challenged on two fronts:  Firstly, to move away … Continue reading

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Radical Christians

Christians are called to be distinctive.  To mark ourselves out, in the way we treat others and by the lives we ourselves lead, that we are different to other people.  In a country that is increasingly all about conformity, being … Continue reading

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The God Bit: Sunday 3rd November

The Rolling Stones tell us “You can’t always get what you want,” but as they go on to say “… you get what you need.”  And so it’s true of the spiritual gifts.  God gives us what we need to … Continue reading

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The Extra God Bit: Sunday 27th October

There’s a bit more to today’s blog and I wanted to post about it before we moved on into a new week. But first a re-cap if you don’t fancy hacking your way through two blog posts:   Last Wednesday, … Continue reading

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The God Bit: Sunday 27th October

All week I’ve been wrestling with a fundamental issue, that I’m still only playing at being a Christian.  I can do a lot of the externals, I know my Bible fairly well, I can give you the intellectual whys and … Continue reading

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Trust Issues

For the last few weeks I’ve been attending a series of Life in the Spirit seminars at our local Catholic church in Flitwick.  It’s not something I thought I’d ever do.  But I was invited, I felt it was a … Continue reading

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In the distance

I was struck by something this morning and as I have fifteen minutes before I have to crack on with the rest of the day I wanted to write a little post about it because I think it’s an important … Continue reading

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