Category Archives: Daily Life

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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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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The God Bit: Sunday 24th February

“Never give up until your heart stops beating.” Shellshock, New Order Quoting New Order lyrics is not something I ever thought I’d do in a faith-based blog; but there again, there was a time when I never thought I’d keep … Continue reading

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The God Bit: Sunday 17th February

Life in the Extreme… This week I’ve been noticing certain extremes in my life. Not bad extremes, but how much  certain things in my life are at opposite ends of the spectrum, from each other and in some cases, from … Continue reading

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What’s the big fuss over gay people?

This is long, get a coffee. This piece does not seek to add to the debate about the Christian view of homosexuality, it merely seeks to explain why many Christians struggle to accept gay relationships.  Christianity is a catch-all term … Continue reading

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The Potential of a New Year.

I like looking back at the past, but I am more strongly drawn to thinking about the future.  At this time of year, there are a plethora of posts on news websites rounding up what’s been going on during the … Continue reading

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Doubts. I have some.

Last night at our church, Peter Laws started a three week series looking at doubt. While you’ll quite easily find Christians who will admit to struggling with prayer (me), or Bible reading (absolutely not me); you will be hard-pushed to … Continue reading

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