Category Archives: 1960 – 2000

Pilgrims and Allegories ~ Book Review ~ From Hinds Feet to High Places by Hannah Hurnard

FROM HINDS FEET TO HIGH PLACES by HANNAH HURNARD BACKGROUND Something brought this little allegory to mind as I was thinking of pilgrimages and allegories whilst living in Fife and I was excited to find that I could download it … Continue reading

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Pilgrims, Paths and Personal Journeys ~ Iona

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I first visited Iona in the early 1990’s with a group called ‘Sunday Night Live’ from the church of St Mary the Virgin, Aylesbury Buckinghamshire. We met once a week to worship in quite a different way influenced by Taize, … Continue reading

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Pilgrims, paths and personal journeys – The island of Alderney and place of our family roots

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The next time I was aware of any significant journey was when, as a family, we visited the island of Alderney, Channel Islands, UK. It became our favourite holiday destination for three years but I did not understand the significance … Continue reading

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Pilgrims, paths and personal journeys

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I’ve been thinking of pilgrims, pilgrimages and journeys in life. Is a pilgrim an allegory for the latter? Is it a shared experience or a very personal encounter with … yourself, God, a higher being? What does it mean to … Continue reading

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My husband’s Gap Year at 60 ~ His Lifelong Dream to Visit the Space Centre

Before my husband reaches 61 we realised his life-long dream to visit Cape Canaveral. I was a little nervous of spending a week in Orlando, what with the heat and the reputation for being the city of theme parks, but … Continue reading

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Places can be evocative ~ Memories triggered by an unexpected visit

It was a sad occasion which brought us to St Albans a week or so ago, the place where I grew up. We were early so we took the opportunity to visit Verulamium, a park which holds many memories for … Continue reading

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