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Comfy Slippers

One of my housemates has a (shall we say) older pair of slippers with a hole in the toe. The lining is coming away in places. They look rather  battered and sorry for themselves. And yet, they are (or so … Continue reading

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Rocking fragility

Each week in the Therapeutic Community, we have half an hour when we all fall silent. Not for personal reflection and prayer (although I struggle to resist a temptation to this) but to allow for creativity of some form. One … Continue reading

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New Leaves

So, a new term begins. With it, the hills of Scotland are replaced with mountains of essay marking; the gentle sunsets with sharp early morning awakenings, the larks singing into the darkness before the dawn. The darkness before the dawn. … Continue reading

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Protected: At Sundown

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Protected: Good, Better, Best

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Multiplicity of Truth

I am confused. I went to a seminar at the university, about whether the Bible is history. The speaker (a Christian theologian) argued, first-off, that while scientists are out to get at the one objective truth, no historian would ever … Continue reading

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A Place For Faith

I was amused by this Bible passage today: Daniel then said to the guard whom the chief official had appointed over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah, 12“Please test your servants for ten days: Give us nothing but vegetables to eat and … Continue reading

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