Monthly Archives: October 2016

Living with Diabetes

According to a report today, in 2015 there were 3.8million people living with diabetes in England and the number is rising. As one of them, having been first diagnosed 20 years ago, I have learnt a few things about how … Continue reading

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Bible: inspiration found in connections with life

Those of us who are Radio 4 fans will know about the long running show Desert Island Discs. In this a well-known person is sent off to an imaginary desert island and asked to select their favourite tracks of music … Continue reading

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1066 and all that – defeat, refocus and identity

950 years ago we’d have been waking up to regime change in the land. King Harold had been killed on the battlefield near Hastings, probably by sustaining an arrow wound in the eye, and William had seized the throne – … Continue reading

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Sustaining Churches and Cathedrals

Churches need active communities otherwise they die. It’s not rocket science but it does seem to need restating. I have now seen three versions of Simon Jenkins’ current thoughts on church buildings in as many days. The latest is in … Continue reading

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