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Let’s pray for Tolerance, Openness and Understanding

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I was a teacher most of my working life, having the unique experience of influencing the learning and attitudes of children and young adults who spoke a wide variety of languages, were born in as many countries and followed a … Continue reading

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Pilgrim’s Progress ~ My last and most difficult allegorical review

John Bunyan’s ‘Pilgrim’s Progress‘ was a must read for me having lived in Bedfordshire for most of my adult life. Bunyan haunts the area. There’s The Bunyan Centre, The Bunyan Meeting House, (which houses a wonderful museum reflecting his life and … Continue reading

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Pilgrims and Allegories – for children or for adults? – The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis

… a family favourite and such a well known story from the novel, films and more recently dramatised and presented up and down the UK including more recently at The Lyceum in Edinburgh. I loved the story as a child … 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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Imagine – There’s No Heaven

“Imagine” Imagine there’s no heaven It’s easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky I turned on to Cilla Black’s funeral mass last week and the message loud and clear was that Cilla was meeting Bobby, … Continue reading

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A Reflection on ‘A Selection of Recollections’

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I began this blog initially to share stories of my friend Norman who died at 103 year, saw two world wars in his life time, travelled to Australia in a Salvation Army Ship in the late 1920’s, married his childhood … Continue reading

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Miracles happen ~Talking of Memories I was blessed with a wonderful friend Fred

I met an elderly man at a Christian conference years ago. I don’t often talk about my beliefs because I am only a spasmodic attender to church and also I see so much good in other faiths too – such … Continue reading

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