Monthly Archives: June 2010

You Know Something is Officially Cool…

… when the crowd at Glastonbury goes wild for it.

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Speaker’s Chaplain

It would be remiss of me, would it not, if I didn’t pass a teensy bit of comment on this story. John Bercow, the Speaker, reportedly stepped in to prevent Canon Andrew Tremlett being promoted to the position of Commons

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Fluid Sexual Orientation

Philip Cole makes some fantastic points on this comment on the previous post. Good to see you both recognising the reality that sexual orientation is fluid. This is unfortunately something that many gay activists have great difficulty in accepting, and

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Jackie Clune on Leaving Lesbianism

Fascinating article in today’s Daily Mail that I have only just caught up with. Some controversial stuff in there. As I pieced over the failings, I took a second look at my history. Was I picking the wrong women or

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Here are two short clips from the new BBC comedy “Rev” starting next week. Think Vicar of Dibley in South London in 2010. Hmmmm…. Hat-tip – Simon

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One or two challenges coming up

I’ve been intrigued by two blog posts in the past week, both of which are highlighting some challenges for the Church of England over the next few months. The first is by John Richardson who writes This, however, brings us

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Almighty God, who gave such grace to your apostle Saint Andrew that he readily obeyed the call of your Son Jesus Christ and brought his brother with him: call us by your holy word, and give us grace to follow you without delay and to tell the good news of your kingdom; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

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Aber mit der Heimat
geht man immer herum,
durch die Welt,
dort und dort
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No one could describe
the Word of the Father;
but when He took flesh from you, O Theotokos,
He consented to be described, and restored the fallen image to its former beauty.
We confess and proclaim our salvation in word and image.
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