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Christ the King - Where is our true home?

It was my turn to preach this week for the feast of Christ the King. Here’s what I said.

John 18.33-37

“We do not go to Church; we live in the Church and go into the world”. 1,832 more words


À propos Payroll Day

According to the old English saying:

If Candlemas be fair and bright,
Winter has another flight.
If Candlemas brings clouds and rain,
Winter will not come again.

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Litha or Midsummer

Litha or Midsummer, the summer solstice occurs around June 21st-23rd.  It is the celebration of the sun at its strongest.  The sun is a symbol of the God, who is also a father.   53 more words


Beltaine or May Day

Beltaine or Beltane is the first day of summer, when the world reflects the ripening of the Earth Mother with creation once again.  For this reason, it is a festival that honors mothers.   77 more words



Mabon is the second of three harvest holidays.  It is celebrated on the autumn equinox, which makes it a Sabbat.  Mabon falls on September 21st-23rd in the northern hemisphere.   103 more words


Prayers: Trinity-Kingdom Season

Here’s the next quarter’s intercessions for you:

2015 Ordinary Time II

While we’re at it, I’ve been here long enough that I’ve done a full year – there may be something on my blogs on… 20 more words

Church Of England

Nunc Dimittis

It’s the wrong time of year, I know, but I was leafing through some old notes yesterday and rediscovered this poem by Denise Levertov. It’s beautiful, simple, and needs no comment from me. 38 more words