Monthly Archives: February 2015

THE COVENANT

All who are burdened in life come  to me: Let my meek heart bear gently your part. A sweet Sabbath rest is my gracious gift Hand over your burden, my shoulder shall lift. Dwell in this rest and then take … Continue reading

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God’s Promise

GOD’S PROMISE Lord, to your promise be true, and heal our greatest ill: Our faithlessness is death to us; the best in us it kills. Lord we would return to you; be clothed in our right mind; Delusion dissolves before … Continue reading

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‘Have I been a wilderness?’ says the Lord.

‘Have I been a wilderness? asks the Lord Was life in me so barren, dark and cold? It was not so when you lived in me of old: But now you say that of me you are free To wander … Continue reading

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Penitence and politics on Ash Wednesday

I write this on the first day of Lent – Ash Wednesday and every kind of media is full of reaction to the Church of England’s House of Bishops letter to politicians. I haven’t read the letter yet – not … Continue reading

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