Each day

Each day is a day to experience.  It may bring love and joy and peace. But it may also bring hate and grief and war. How we greet these things is down to us.  Our reactions may, however, be partly determined  by our genetic inheritance and  partly by our upbringing and subsequent experience. Today may be […]

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At the darkest hour

After the result of the General Election I was thinking about people who need good news. The imagery of light coming into darkness is often used as a way of expressing hope in the midst of despair. “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light.” This is how the prophet Isaiah put […]

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Still standing

Avebury Henge is the less famous part of the World Heritage site which includes Stonehenge, The stones, which form two outer concentric circles and a further two circles in the centre, have been standing for five thousand years or more. There are more stones which form two avenues, in total between six and seven hundred stones. […]

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Winter

The lights are going up on the houses all around us. Bambi in golden lights on one house, the palm tree lit up in the garden of another, and flashing blue and white lights on a third.  December 1st marked the beginning of meteorological Winter and the start of the Christian festival of Advent. I […]

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