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What stories are we telling ourselves?

We talk to ourselves constantly and tell ourselves stories about what has happened and what will happen.  This morning it was overcast and dull and depressing and rain was predicted for later and I was already telling myself that I … Continue reading

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If these feelings are grief, then what?

In my last blog contribution, I suggested that the uncomfortable feelings many of us are feeling are feelings of grief.  So is there anything we can do to feel more comfortable, especially as we are entering a further period of … Continue reading

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What we are feeling may be grief

Human beings need connection – physically, person to person.  That was brought home to me a couple of Sundays ago when I returned to church for the first time.  Yes, we were spaced out and we wore masks. But people … Continue reading

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How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange time?

It seems like a very long time since Sunday 15th March. That was the last time the Choir sang for a Sunday service at St. George’s.  We finished singing for Evensong that evening not knowing we wouldn’t sing together in … Continue reading

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Preparing to Open

Last week my husband and I were lucky enough to escape from lockdown, in our motorhome as soon as campsites opened. We headed for the northeast coast as we didn’t know the area at all and we certainly didn’t want … Continue reading

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All are welcome

If you listened to Elaine’s sermon on Sunday morning you will know that it was on the theme of everyone is welcome and at the end she said that we had been assessing what needs to be done to get … Continue reading

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Getting the church ready

Yesterday afternoon Dave and I organised a socially distanced walk with two friends but I had to send a text message to put back our meeting time as I knew we were never going to make it. The reason for … Continue reading

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The Hospitality of Abraham

The Bible Study notes by Peter Hall included with last Sunday’s issue of The Lance were, as always, both informative and thought provoking. They considered Genesis 18:6-8, part of the Old Testament Reading for the First Sunday after Trinity. The … Continue reading

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Lifting Lock Down

Does the caterpillar know what he is in for?Is she anxiousor excited or confusedor just focused on chewing his way there? The wall came down.Such joy!till a realisation by somethat it was saferbeing the caged rabbit. Was it for this, … Continue reading

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Further reflections on lockdown

As Janine has said in her blog, we have all had to learn new methods of communicating and living during lockdown. This has involved lots of zooming, phoning of friends, buying groceries online and more baking than usual with the … Continue reading

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