Monthly Archives: February 2017

All Manner of Things Shall be Well

(Romans 8, 18 – 25; Matthew 6, 25-34)   After the Thanksgiving for Marriage service  last Sunday afternoon, I was talking with a young woman who had given birth relatively recently, and another older woman. As often happens when mothers … Continue reading

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Oh, grow up!

[cartoon] (Deuteronomy 30, 15 – 20; I Corinthians 3, 1-9; Matthew 5, 21-37)   When I was studying social psychology, and again when I was training to be a teacher, I came across the work of a Frenchman called Jean … Continue reading

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What are we here for?

(Isaiah 58, 1-9a; Matthew 5, 13-20)   “What are we here for?”   Over the last couple of weeks the Gospel readings have been telling us about the beginning of Jesus’s ministry, and the calling of his first disciples. And … Continue reading

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