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March 2014

Buddy Christ

Happy in your Work?

Kelvin Holdsworth, Provost of St Mary’s Cathedral in Glasgow, published a fascinating blog post on clergy happiness. Apparently in a list of jobs, clergy come out as being happiest. Happiness as a goal for life is an interesting side discussion. And the original survey is talking about job satisfaction, which I suggest is slightly different

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Fra Angelico Annunciation

The Annunciation

We can waste time and energy, and generate more heat than light, about the Annunciation story – How much of it is history? Is it an extended metaphorical story? Where did Jesus’ other chromosomes come from?… And we miss the point of the story: God became what we are so that you and I might

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Skype Group

Lent Group uses Skype

A group meeting for Lent is using Skype to include others in the rural parish of Malvern in New Zealand. The group is working its way through Lynda Paterson and Peter Carrell’s book, Being Disciples: Through Lent With Matthew. They use an iPad set up in the middle of the group of non-virtual participants, but

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