Monthly Archives: March 2017

Prayer for the Commonwealth

  This prayer is adapted from one used in Westminster Abbey at ‘The Commonwealth Service: A Celebration of the Commonwealth‘ on 14th March 2016. I wrote it to accompany the raising of the Commonwealth Flag on Peterborough Town Hall on … Continue reading

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Nicodemus – knowledge not enough

I have had a number of conversations this week about what it means to be genuine and the importance of being genuine. One of them was talking with Chad, the Archdeaconry Youth Advisor. He was talking at a meeting of … Continue reading

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Taking the apple

There is a Christmas Carol, Adam lay ybounden, which I must have heard hundreds of times. Sometimes I don’t get beyond the second line, with its reference to 4,000 winters and therefore a timescale with far too many naughts missing, … Continue reading

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