Monthly Archives: October 2017

Forever Finding Our Feet

Some people land on their feet. Others have two left feet. But all of us are finding our feet. We are all trying to make our way and find the niche in which we fit. Work, church, family, community; we all have to find our place in the world.

If this isn’t challenging enough, our sense of place is tightly entwined with our self worth. If we can’t find our feet in the various areas of our life we can feel useless, lonely, inferior and even unlovable... read more

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Harvest Celebrations

 

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On Sunday afternoon, as part of our ecumenical Harvest Celebrations, I found myself contemplating on a hazelnut. Don’t worry, it’s not as uncomfortable as it might sound! In fact, it is a prayer practice traced to Julian of Norwich and the idea is a very simple but very powerful one. Take a small hazelnut into the palm of your hand. Find a quiet space to slow down and imagine the small thing in your hands as representing all that is created... read more

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Busy time for a Parish Nurse

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My word will always produce fruit …

It is the same with my word, I send it out and it always produces fruit. It will accomplish all I want it to, and it will prosper everywhere I send it”. Isaiah 55:11

Our project, Ten Must Know Bible Stories, launched a year ago. We are working with local schools to help them teach Christianity as part of the RME curriculum. We’re producing resources, training teachers and working with classes.

We want children to know Bible Stories. We want the storytelling and the learning to be so memorable, fun, active and relevant so those stories stick in their heads for the rest of their lives.

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