Tag Archives: Easter

Clapping for the NHS

I’ve been trying to work out what the ‘Clapping for the NHS’ phenomenon tells us about where we find ourselves at this time of pandemic crisis. Some of it may be seem obvious but I sense that there is more … Continue reading

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A monster calls

The BBC seems at the moment to be choosing the films it shows very carefully. They know that people need a lift or perhaps something to inspire. Such a film, with a message for our time, is ‘A monster calls‘, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Easter, confronting ecological emergency

There was a succinct and brilliant affirmation of the heart of the Christian faith in a leader article in The Guardian on Wednesday. It was a thoughtful piece on the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. I have become … Continue reading

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Easter Fools Day

Today is a day for fools. And each year the newspapers play tricks on their readers with spoof stories, though some are harder spot than others and some real stories can make us check the calendar. Last year that major … Continue reading

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Jesus refuses to stay dead!

I’ve been having a bit of trouble with Jesus this weekend. He has just refused to stay dead. On Friday I closed the door on his tomb at the front of the cathedral and went away, knowing he was safely … Continue reading

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