Faith Leadership

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The Presidents of Churches Together in England 2010 Bishop Jana Jeruma-Grinberga (Lutheran), Archbishop Rowan Williams (Anglican), Commissioner Betty Matear (Free Churches), Archbishop Vincent Nichols (Catholic).  Photo taken at Lambeth Palace. Advertisements

HOPE springs …….

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        Where do we find or see hope in our world? If we are alert and observant we discover that our world is a very hopeful place. While there are… Continue reading

Tick – Tock Coming, Presence and Fulfilment

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Sir Frank Kermode (literary critic) once reflected:¬†– “Let us take a very simple example, the ticking of a clock. We ask what it says: and we agree that it says tick-tock. By this… Continue reading

Creativity and the laws of nature

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I first came across vertical gardens in Paris where the whole side of a building seemed to be ‘planted’. This example is on the wall of the Rhubarb building in the Custard Factory… Continue reading

A view from a wave

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An Irish surfer reflecting on her choice of career commented that what appealed to her while ‘catching waves’ was the sense of freedom and of being in tune with a power much greater… Continue reading

You must become as children

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          A young girl on a climbing wall in Birmingham shows great courage, but also faith! She clearly trusts the rope that is her ‘security’, but also perhaps in… Continue reading

Those who love, know God

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There had to be an image from Tasha and Adam’s wedding! Faith of one person in another. It strikes me that this is partly based on the experience of their relationship – “this… Continue reading

Creative relationship

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    As, in our lives, we ‘make music’ with God it is often difficult to discern who is taking the lead. Very often we would consider that God ‘calls the tune’ and… Continue reading

Maintaining ‘My World’

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    This image, taken in Cromer, Norfolk a few years ago, says a lot about the faith we have in our own world, our own creation and those things with which we… Continue reading

7/7 Memorial – personal and impersonal

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The week after its unveiling I have visited the memorial erected in Hyde Park to those who died in the 7/7 bombings. Tall concrete posts, each representing an individual, painted silver and embossed… Continue reading