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Regular contributor Jane Walters has recently become a member of her local church, and is discovering the joy of Christian teamwork.
Robert Ashton wonders if there is scope for our parish churches to provide a further service for their local communities.
Andy Bryant, who has been project managing the current “Dippy” attraction in Norwich Cathedral, points out that the Diplodocus skeleton represents far more than a display of old bones.
Philip Young has been considering recent events in the Middle East and believes that it is now even more important than ever to remember Jesus’ instruction to love our enemies.
Regular contributor Jane Walters recalls the fragility of the sandcastles she built in her youth, and believes there are lessons to be learned as we re-build our lives following the restrictions of the last eighteen months.
Robert Ashton has made the acquaintance of a man who needs to be given the opportunity to rebuild his life, and suggests that we should have a compassionate spirit in such circumstances.
Ruth Lilley recently went with a friend to the coast to watch the sun come up, and shares with us her excitement at beauty of that sunrise.
Regular columnist Jane Walters offers some encouragement for those of us whose who feel our spark is dim.
Philip Young calls for an outpouring of love as a response to the challenges faced by humanity.
As many of us are excited about returning to our church buildings to take part in live worship again, Robert Ashton explains that there are also advantages to the various on-line services that have been available recently, and suggests a way forward.
Andrew Bryant has been reflecting on the wonders of creation as he spends time with the Diplodocus in Norwich Cathedral.
Anna Heydon encourages us to lower the barriers and allow God to help us through difficult times.
Martin Upton has been experiencing the wonders of North Yorkshire, and reflects on the need for us all to take responsibility for the world we live in.
East Anglia Methodist District Chair, Rev Julian Pursehouse, gives his thoughts on the recent landmark decision to permit same sex marriage in Methodist churches.
As many of us are contemplating a new start in our lives following sixteen months of restrictions, Ruth Lilley is suggesting that renewing our attempts to be open and honest will benefit both ourselves and the people we meet.
Regular contributor Jane Walters has been reflecting that, as we get older, we realise that we have the answers to fewer and fewer of life’s questions.
Philip Young recently presented a paper to the Quaker Universalist Group Conference on 'Life, Time and Eternity from a Christian perspective’. He shares a short extract from that paper here.
Anna Heydon encourages to make the most of the new opportunities which God offers us as we approach the more mature years of our lives.
Andrew Frere-Smith explains why there can be some positive outcomes from the trials of the last fourteen months.
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