Tag Archives: All Saints

Darkness never has the final word

For the past few weeks shops have been filled with bags of bones and skeletons, pumpkins and witches hats. Some clearly light-hearted, some with quite a scary and gory tone to them. My local paper shop even offers a plastic … Continue reading

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Hope in dark times: All Saints Sunday

I don’t know if you usually do something for Halloween – carving pumpkins, dressing up, having a bit of a scary time – or if you avoid it at all costs. I confess to being rather bemused by the whole … Continue reading

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Holiness let loose in human lives

It has become quite a well-worn observation that the Bible begins in a garden and ends in a city. People, and the biblical thread, find one another and set up camp together – for protection in numbers, support and companionship. … Continue reading

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All Saints Day: celebrating light and hope

It has been an interesting weekend with a jumble of stories being told. It seems that Halloween, as a story of ghosts, ghouls, and all things ghastly has grown significantly over the last few years. For some this is clearly … Continue reading

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