Monthly Archives: April 2014

Marathon Woman

A few weeks ago I watched the London marathon. I particularly like the ‘fun’ runners, those who do this not to try and beat everyone else, but perhaps to improve on last year’s time, or even just to finish: and … Continue reading

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God’s Breath

This is one of the poems I wrote at the CARM Retreat at Launde Abbey in April. The first line is from George Herbert’s poem ‘Prayer’ which we looked at one evening. The poem’s theme comes from the second day … Continue reading

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Reflections from a Retreat

A couple of days ago I came back from a retreat at Launde Abbey, in Leicestershire. I have been on several retreats over the past few years, but most of them have been silent ones, with almost all the time … Continue reading

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The Laws of Handbags

After a great deal of observation and reflection, I offer these laws as a step towards a mathematical theory of handbags. I would be grateful for any further empirical evidence supporting or refuting them: 1st Law: Axiom of Infinity “However … Continue reading

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Why I am a Christian

Like several other posts, this one was trggered by something I saw on Twitter, asking those who call themselves Christian, or “follow the Jesus way”, why they do so. I have to say I’m a bit embarrassed as to how … Continue reading

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