Monthly Archives: November 2011

How to not care whether you look good naked. Advent thoughts.

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How to not care whether you look good naked. Advent thoughts.

This blog, or rather the sermon on which is was based, nearly didn’t get written. Katie and Gavin went down to the turning on of the Christmas lights in Linlithgow – a rather splendid torchlight procession up and down the … Continue reading

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Don’t expect anything from politicians. They can’t deliver. My thoughts on Christ the King.

As you can imagine at the moment, I feel that I’m living in a sort of no-man’s land, between two worlds. I know I’m going to be moving, and I have to prepare for that, but very soon Christmas will … Continue reading

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WANTED – GOD. MUST DO EMAIL – Thoughts on electing a new Bishop for Edinburgh.

Our recent clergy conference in the Edinburgh Diocese concerned in part our thoughts on the upcoming election of a new Bishop. For, dear C of E reader, we get to elect ours. Instead of a crown appointments committee, we have … Continue reading

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When we cannot find words, let us seek him in the silence. Remembrance Sunday Sermon

And so Remembrance Sunday comes to us once more, with it’s familiar and uncomfortable questions. It’s such a mixed bag, Remembrance Sunday. Hard to know just how to feel about what we do here. And easy, too easy, to avoid … Continue reading

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Love and Death. Two things we don’t talk about enough.

Woody Allen (or was it George Burns? Or was itFranklin?) famously said that the only two things we can be certain about in this life is death and taxes, but he was only half right. All Souls day is about … Continue reading

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