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A Loire dawn

At seven o’clock this morning, I was standing in bare feet in the bedewed grass, listening to the village church clock strike the hour. It was just before dawn and the sky was hinting at the glory of the day to come. 83 more words

Photography

The Music of Churches

I have dozens, maybe even hundreds of pictures of every church we visited in Europe, which is saying a lot of course because Europe is practically made of churches. 102 more words

Vienna

Enzo's Free Spirit Apartment, Ponza

Enzo’s Free Spirit Apartment, Ponza: This spacious ground floor studio is not, we repeat NOT, for those looking for a tranquil time. 205 more words

Italy

Inner Peace

Inner Peace Seems To Look Out Of These Beautiful Stain Glass Scenes

And Shadowed In Them Are The Surrounding Trees Giving The Appearance Of Outer Strength… 55 more words

Everyday Life

Moments of Mindfulness

Thich Naht Hanh speaks about using meditation bells to bring ourselves back into mindfulness. Ideally, when you hear these bells you stop, breathe and take a moment to recenter yourself. 229 more words

Happy Heart

Alarm bells

It’s been a couple of years since I was first handed the keys to the bell tower at St Paul’s, Alverthorpe, having apprenticed to that glorious Chime of Bells (the largest and heaviest musical instrument in West Yorkshire) However, once I took on my present duties as Church Warden, it has been increasingly difficult to play them prior to the morning service as I’m needed in the main body of the church. 188 more words

Fed. Dist. Court in RI Upholds Noise Ordinance Exemption for Church Bells

A homeowner brought an action against the town, two churches, and a Roman Catholic Bishop, seeking a declaration that the town’s noise ordinance exemption for church bells was unconstitutional. 93 more words

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