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January 2, 2022

The Second Sunday after Christmas

My son sent me an article about NASA hiring theologians and asked whether I was interest- ed? Of course! I could do it ‘on the side’. 😉 It turned out to be a programme a few years back of gathering 24 theologians to look at the social implications of astrobiology. It seems that the project […]

December 26, 2021

The First Sunday after Christmas

I had miss calculated his retirement time. I had forgotten that with leave to be taken he would be gone soon and my visit to the police station was possibly the last time I’d see him. “How long have you been in the constabulary?” “30 years”, came the reply. That is a long time of serving […]

December 31, 2017

The First Sunday After Christmas

I have spent the last couple of days looking intently into the face of a very small person as he gurgles, ‘talks’, looks and smiles. Yes, the doting grandfather has received a video clip – just over a minute in length. Obviously enthralled I have been fascinated just studying his face and watching him and […]

December 27, 2015

The First Sunday after Christmas

Coming back from Ipswich I was flagged down on the A1101. I knew there was a problem. Cars at that angle off the road, down the incline, between the trees are not evidence that all is well. I stopped and all was well – for the driver – somewhat shaken who had lost control of […]

January 13, 2013

The Baptism of Jesus

I’m writing this while still putting together my ‘guilty conscience’ – The British Lutheran (only 8 months late). It’s a ‘monster’ edition (the rest of 2012 so to speak). I’d call it the big issue except that name is taken. At 92 pages it is more work than I had envisaged. This has genuinely surprised […]

December 30, 2012

1st Sunday after Christmas