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Archive for October, 2011

Thought for the Week 31/10/2011

From Mark Laynesmith, Anglican Chaplain:

So, ex-dictator Colonel Gadhafi is pulled from a storm drain and within a few hours is killed and his body becomes a gruesome tourist attraction in a refrigerated meal locker… (more…)

Quote

“I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.” – C. S. Lewis

Sin

We looked at what we felt the ’causes’ and ‘consequences’ of sin where, and what its definition is. (more…)

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“When a truthful man speaks his words follow the events; when a wise man speaks the events follow his words.” – Bhavabhuti (Hindu poet)

Suffering and Evil

We approached the question of suffering through where we felt we could not see God. (more…)

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“Hope has two beautiful daughters. Their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are.” – St. Augustine

The Call of Abraham

God tells Abraham of his millions of descendants

Our third session was rather different, in form if not in substance. We pretended to be children for a while (which was easier for some than for others) and watched and listened to a Godly Play. This continues the major story of Genesis from chapters 12 to 24.

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