Saruman believes it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. I found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay… small acts of kindness and love. Many people are scared of their calling to follow The Christ.
It has been a busy few weeks in our house. Beginning a new parish ministry at the start of advent is always going to feel like you are jumping onto a moving conveyor belt. We have also been consciously pressing the brakes and trying to ‘do’ advent without rushing into Christmas. This has involved some
Some of you may remember that last year there was an Online Nine Lessons and Carols Service. This year is no different and Metanoia are involved in it once again. Check out all of the details over at Nine Lessons and Carols 2012! Check out the hashtag #onlinecarols2012 too! I also updated Metanoia’s facebook url
“Isa is not rich, Isa is very poor I know this. God loves the poor people. Rich people. All people”. “If Jesus is born as a refuge, what about us?”
One of the many things I need to do now that I am back online is sort through all of the tasks that have been backing up. Here is one of the clips of The Rock Mass that I’ve managed to get off my computer and up to YouTube. Thanks to Trash II Treasure for
Over on Facebook I shared an article about Fox News’ “fight” for a “traditional Christmas”. Pat challenged me to make a meme. Challenge accepted! It would seem that in the USA they’re having fun and games over who is allowed to party. Some angry theists are being taken to court by angry antitheists about who
Today is the feast of St Nicholas!! Here is a lovely icon depicting events in the life of St Nick. Sorry I haven’t been present on the blog for a couple of months. I have moved house and also moved into my new role as Vicar of Mixenden and Illingworth in North Halifax. Needless to