Category Archives: baptism

Blanket Peace

S —-! she exclaimed, this holiday, and looks breatingly at me. P– is cooking. I removed my right thumb from my mouth and turned away from my mother. Left the kitchen. I didn’t start sucking my thumb, until I was … Continue reading

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Outside the Humdrum

A few years ago, not long after my baptism, a good friend quite wisely told me about God, that; If you are ‘in tune’ with what He wants you to do in the humdrum, everyday things, you will be ready … Continue reading

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Baptism and belonging

Something tiny, possibly imperceptible to many, has brought me so much joy today. My baptism, nine years ago, is for me an anchor into faith. On the shores of doubt, I lean back on those promises, hold tight to the … Continue reading

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My Aslan

A few weeks ago I went to see Creation Theatre’s production of C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe. This was one of the first “proper” books I read to myself, aged seven, and is subject of a film that … Continue reading

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Mud sticks

Children’s talks have that weird and wonderful way of striking a chord, right where God most wants it struck. So Sunday – as I am church-tasting – I went to a United Reformed Church. And the children’s talk is about … Continue reading

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