Monthly Archives: November 2011

St. Andrew’s Day

November 30th is St. Andrew’s Day- a celebration of the Apostle Andrew, Patron Saint of Scotland. Obviously I am not one for the veneration of Saints as it is practiced in some traditions, but taking time to honour the giants … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

Happy 113th Birthday to the great C.S. Lewis- one of the best authors of his era!!

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Church of England’s Prayer for Egypt

A prayer for the people of Egypt* Eternal God, in your perfect realm no sword is drawn but the sword of righteousness, and no strength known but the strength of love: We pray that the people of Egypt may find … Continue reading

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Strangers

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Down Syndrome, Abortion and the Church’s Response

Disturbing news here. A new, simple blood test of pregnant mothers can screen for Down Syndrome. The current, more invasive and risky screening process is not chosen by most moms-to-be. However, the stats show that 92% of fetuses screened that … Continue reading

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Advent is Upon Us

Advent  season begins this week. It’s always a tough time for me, sorting through all the hoopla to focus on the miracle of the incarnation. I like the lights and trees, and all that jazz, but it’s a distraction really. … Continue reading

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Making Room for Experience

Over at Jake Belder’s blog, I read this passage written by Graeme Goldsworthy’s Goldsworthy Trilogy: Failure to grasp this truth – largely because the proper study of the Old Testament has been neglected, has aided and abetted one of the … Continue reading

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