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Light Born of Light

What a joy this Advent Sunday that we are¬†launching our choir’s latest CD, the cover sleeve of which, featuring as it does one of the panels from Sir Ninian Comper’s magnificent¬†reredos in the College Chapel, is today’s image. 148 more words


Celtic saint of the day 29th November

St. Brendan of Birr

Died c. 562. Breandan is Gaelic for Prince. Born into the family of Fergus MacRoy, Saint Brendan of Birr a contemporary of… 246 more words

Feasts And Commemorations

The Reality of the "Sovereignty" of God

I guarantee every Christian at some point has heard another say, “It’s okay, because God is sovereign, He is always in control.” It’s usually said when something bad is happening, or something isn’t going the way people want, and they want to make it all seem alright by saying that God is doing these things for a reason. 1,125 more words


I can find the urgency of a task so great that I struggle to stop.  I can be driven by the expectations of others, or even myself. 219 more words


A Heart-warming Thought

Bill was an old Great War soldier, and illness had left him paralysed from the waist down. His bed was brought downstairs, in the tiny, two-up, two-down house he shared with his wife, Nita, and he spent the rest of his days looking out of the window. 117 more words


Half a jar of jelly, ranch dressing, and what is THAT?

Sometimes I get so irritated with my own restlessness that I start peppering myself with questions out of frustration.

As if that’s helpful.

As if I’m going to hear anything different from the last time I did it. 190 more words

Bits Of Life