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“God comes through the human- and we don’t like that. We like God to come as our idea of God.” – Sr. Ruth Burrows

Parables and the Kingdom of God

In the Synoptic Gospels Jesus is presented as often talking in parables. These are enigmatic stories and sayings, usually about what he called the Kingdom of God / Kingdom of Heaven. (more…)

Psalms and Praying with Scripture

Depiction of Gregorian Chant from an illuminated manuscript

We took our starting point this time from the Psalter, the book of Psalms in the middle of the Old Testament. But through exploring its relevance to Christians we learned a method we can use today for praying using Scripture in general. (more…)

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“Do not spoil what you have, by desiring what you have not.” – Epicetus

Thought for the Week 14/11/2011

From Edmund Burke, Quaker Chaplain:

Recently one of our Taizé friends gave us a little book, a collection of pictures of Brother Roger in his later years, among the familiar Taizé scenes, and interspersed with a brief anthology of his reflections and prayers. (more…)

Thought for the Week 19/10/2009

From Edmund Burke, Quaker Chaplain:

Recently I’ve heard someone describe the prolonged silence of a Quaker meeting as ‘a silence waiting to be broken’! (more…)

Thought for the Week 31/01/2011

From Mark Laynesmith, Anglican Chaplain:

I have a new phone.

I’m very excited. I’m not like this normally. Honest. It’s just so addictive. (more…)

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