Thought for the Week

05
Dec

Behind and Before

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~William Morrow~ I start with this quote by William Morrow with the […]

01
Dec

The Beatitudes

Last Sunday was the final one of the current Church year, when we celebrated the feast day of Christ the King. Next Sunday is Advent Sunday, the first day of […]

20
Nov

I couldn’t do that!

“I couldn’t do that!” seems to have been a refrain throughout my life. When someone has suggested that I might be good at this or that, or have some particular […]

13
Nov

We will remember them

“They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old, age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn; at the going down of the sun and in […]

08
Nov

What is truth?

One of the greatest; questions, statements, moments in the history of humanity, I wonder if Pilot knew that? But I quote Pilot and also one of the greatest ‘Rock & […]

31
Oct

The Bible

Look on any set of bookshelves in a shop or library, even in someone’s home. Look at the variety of books available online to buy in hard copy or as […]

17
Oct

A modern day parable

This autumn I began watching “Strictly Come Dancing” for the very first time. The programme had never appealed to me but this year I was intrigued to see how the […]

25
Sep

The ultimate story about unfairness …

This week’s story from the Gospel of Matthew makes for startling reading, as Jesus tells the ultimate story about unfairness.  The owner of a vineyard hired workers at various points […]

18
Sep

Heritage Day

Last Saturday was Heritage Day at St Edburgs. For the first time this was part of the national Open Doors programme, and deliberately coincided with the Ride and Stride fund-raising […]

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