Monthly Archives: March 2021

Palm Sunday – More donkey, less war horse

This is the second year in a row that we have not been able to gather together for Palm Sunday. Usually we would read the long Passion narrative, the account in one of the gospels of Jesus’ arrest, trial, and … Continue reading

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Counting Stuff – the Cross subverts what we think matters

Today is Census Day. Today everyone is required to complete the National Census (in England, Wales and Northern Ireland that is – Scotland has deferred its census until next year). This has taken place every 10 years since 1801 and … Continue reading

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Sons of Adam’s responsibility to the daughters of Eve

  For the past few days, every time I have opened my internet browser, with the BBC website as my default home page, I have been presented with the smiling face of a young woman. She looks so bright and … Continue reading

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Commandments and Jaffa cakes – Placing God at the Centre

Rules and regulations have been more at the front of my mind over the past year than is usually the case. Yes, there are all sorts of procedures and legal obligations I have to work with every day, many just … Continue reading

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Remembering and Forgetting

When to forget and when to remember? It’s a question that is bouncing round at the moment, not least because of Black Lives Matter and a reaction to debates around monuments to those who have what we now regard as … Continue reading

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