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Time is running out

I’m now in to the last 4 weeks of my sabbatical. It has gone so quickly, yet there is still plenty to do. The last month has been a lot of reading, walking Cagney and Lacey, started to strip down … Continue reading

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Christ is risen, Alleluia!

Celebrations this Easter have been relaxed, gentle, even peace filled. Last night we attended the Easter Eve service at Ripon Cathedral. We haven’t been to this service since I went in to circuit ministry – it was obviously always going … Continue reading

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Holy Week

I thought the last two years of Holy Week were challenging, this year is even more so. Being on sabbatical, I have had no services to prepare. I’ve not led a lent course or prepared to lead a dawn sunrise … Continue reading

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A slow pace

This last weekend was one focusing closely on what was around me. Saturday afternoon I was booked on to a foraging course just outside Ruthin. I nearly didn’t make it as sat nav was taking me in circles, I finally … Continue reading

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Ruins and more well’s

In the last week I’ve had the chance to catch up with family, some I’ve not seen for several years. It was really good to catch up with my cousins and their families. I’ve managed to do more reading than … Continue reading

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A change of plan this weekend

Originally I was booked on a Bushcraft course for Saturday and Sunday. Unfortunately, earlier this week the leader of the course tested positive for COVID. So it has been postponed. Hopefully it will be rearranged for a time when I’m … Continue reading

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Time is flying by….

It’s strange to think I’ve not been on sabbatical 3 weeks, yet I feel as though I’ve done quite a lot. This last week has been filled with different things, as well as time to rest and relax. Last sunday, … Continue reading

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Making the most of an opportunity

We needed to come over to West Yorkshire so Charlotte could take her mum to a family funeral. So I took the opportunity to visit a few places while we were here. I wonder how many people drive past the … Continue reading

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Lenten Discipline

Every year I choose a different devotional book to take me through the 40 days of Lent. This year I’m also using the Lectio 365 app for morning and night devotions. It’s something I’ve used a lot over the last … Continue reading

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Sabbatical – Pilgrimage starts tomorrow

This Sabbatical is defered from last year as there were quite a few in circuit who were due to take their’s as well. It is something I have been planning for a number of years and wanted to start this … Continue reading

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