Tag: Wounds

Alan Chambers on Closing Exodus

Hmmm…. There’s also a long article over at BuzzFeed. Chambers has often said that his introduction to Exodus saved his life. Coming from a sheltered childhood, it was the first time he’d been around other people wrestling with the same

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Royal Banners

Daily Offices during Holy Week are awesome. The royal banners forward go, the cross shines forth in mystic glow; where he in flesh, our flesh who made, our sentence bore, our ransom paid. There whilst he hung, his sacred side

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Cheesus Christ

In one of those bizarre moments of serendipity this morning I read Giles Fraser’s latest column for the Guardian’s Comment Macht Frei section right after I had just sorted out the Easter lily for my dead son to be part

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In the Hands of God

This extract from the poem by Teresa of Avila is just spot on. If You want me to rest, I desire it for love; If to labour, I will die working: Sweet Love say Where, how and when. What do

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The Problem with Reparative Therapy

Now there’s a controversial title to a post if I ever saw one. I don’t expect what I write to be popular with everybody who reads this blog, but a number of pieces by others over the past few weeks

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Some thoughts on Reparative Therapy

Jay has some interesting things to say in response to this weekend’s conference: It’s a rather odd subject, really. If I had to sum it up easily, I think I’d say that the majority of SSA men and women I’ve

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