Tag Archives: Grace

Judging faith by how it behaves

Rules, restrictions and freedoms have been hot issues recently – with Covid, with oppressive regimes, with ministerial behaviours (on the pitch and off it, so to speak). At one end, blind following of rules makes us slaves and not free … Continue reading

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Carrot over Stick every time in God’s household

Carrot or stick? Which is the first you reach for when you think something or someone needs to change or mend their ways? Which you pick first may well say quite a bit about your own upbringing and whether you … Continue reading

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Kingship with a ‘to do’ list – Living the fullness of Christ

Celebrating the Feast of Christ the King today brings us to the end of the church’s year. This is literally it’s crowning glory. Today is Near Year’s Eve for us as next week we enter Advent and the start of … Continue reading

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Shielding and God’s grace with us: Night Prayer reflection on Visit of Mary to Elizabeth

On Monday our church calendar commemorated a feast day full of joy and promise. Two women, both expecting babies rejoiced together as they looked forward to the birth of their children. One was the mother of John the Baptist, the … Continue reading

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Cathedral Core Values: 1 – Generosity

If you want to build a house the first thing to do is to dig the foundations. Without good, solid and secure foundations the rest of the structure will not be stable and there will be a danger of subsidence … Continue reading

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Life lived in the light of faith

There are times when our readings make me aware that we have come a very long way since they were written; that we live in different times. The first reading (2 Samuel 11:26-12:15) talks of events nearly 3,000 years ago. … Continue reading

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