Monthly Archives: October 2011

TO CURSE OR NOT TO CURSE!

Today – on my way back from my ‘Clergy Cell’ meeting in Cornwall I received a message to say that the lead had been stolen ( again) from the porch of Swinstead Church. This is a cause for much hurt … Continue reading

Posted in Muses and Meditations | 1 Comment

What is it about Walsingham?

Last Saturday the parishes had a day pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham. As we left Sian said to me’ I never want to leave this place.’ I feel the same. It is in many ways quietly … Continue reading

Posted in Muses and Meditations | Leave a comment

FLOODLIGHTS!

Here’s some thoughts about floodlights at Witham on the Hill Church! One of the many mistakes I made fifteen or so years ago was not to be more reflective and critical about installing floodlights into the churchyard at Witham on … Continue reading

Posted in Muses and Meditations | Leave a comment

St Francis’ Day Thoughts

FOR ‘QUITO’ ON SAINT FRANCIS’ DAY This is ‘Quito’ as he was in July. He had a brother called ‘Amos’ (let the reader understand). Amos was killed on the main road about fifteen years ago. Other Vicarage cats have met … Continue reading

Posted in Muses and Meditations | Leave a comment

Is the Lord among us?

The sermon below explores the experience of doubting God is present and at work in our life and explains how Christians believe he is. The recoding was without a microphone – so noises off are heard and a fairly high … Continue reading

Posted in Muses and Meditations, Sermons and Addresses | Leave a comment

THOUGHTS ON PARISH WORSHIP

A great deal of rubbish written and said about rural ministry in the Church of England. Most of it by people who have exercised it either for five minutes or never. It is ironic that the ‘senior’ posts in many … Continue reading

Posted in Muses and Meditations | 2 Comments

The Piazza del Edenham

If ( dear reader) you go right back to the beginning of this blog you will see ‘ Wood and Trees’ – that recorded the first stage of the re-ordering, restoration and renewal of the gardens at Edenham Vicarage. For … Continue reading

Posted in Muses and Meditations | Leave a comment