Category Archives: Spirituality

Bishop Andrewes…

* No one’s mind was greater than Andrewes’. But who now recalls his reasoning? Continue reading at France and Vincent

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‘Here I am’…

* Given the phenomenon known in this country as ‘Chinese Whispers’, it is unlikely that Abraham’s utterances would have survived intact the transition from both Greek and Latin into English… * The suspicion that for, at least, some passages the … Continue reading

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Practicum…

* This being the case, it might well be worthwhile experimenting with some of these letters. * In the first instance we can visualise the letters Heh and Yod shortly before retiring to bed. * Continue reading at France and … Continue reading

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Sayings…

* ‘Those that work get bread.’ * A simple, straightforward enough equation, yet, in the outer world, where the idler often has ‘bread’ in far greater abundance than the worker, it is far from true… * In the outer world, … Continue reading

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A visit to Tissington

The day was bitterly cold. Icy winds and heavy skies meant that it was definitely not the weather for tramping the moors on search of ancient stones. Instead, we had a run out to Tissington, knowing that one of the … Continue reading

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Ashbourne

Pre-Raphaelite glass sits in walls pitted by Cromwellian gunfire, while a 1950s reredos graces a chancel that dates back to 1241. That’s why I love these old churches… the history of a community is written within their walls in wood … Continue reading

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Seeding thoughts

I woke early and, instead of crawling grudgingly out of the warm bed as usual, I lay in thought for a few minutes. I had not moved anything except my eyelids; Ani couldn’t possibly know I was awake yet… could … Continue reading

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Flight of fancy

Just a few miles away from my home is the little market town of Thame.  It is an interesting place with some beautiful old architecture. I have seen a fair bit of it this year as I have had to … Continue reading

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Seeking the sacred

All my life I have visited sacred sites when I could, and I have been lucky enough to visit many. Whether ancient church, temple, stone circle or legendary landscape, there is something about these sites that touches a place deep … Continue reading

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The speed of honey

“Ten easy steps to open your psychic senses.” “How to become spiritually aware with five simple tricks.” “ Five keys to unlock your spiritual potential.” The stuff just kept on appearing in odd places and, every time it did, I … Continue reading

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