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I Will Wait For You

So goes the famous Mumford and Sons’ song. And it is so important to wait, and to be patient. A wise colleague of mine put different quotes all around school, getting children thinking about different values. 665 more words


13th March 1994. Women Priests.

In the Old Testament there were many doughty women leaders and prophets of Israel: Miriam in Exodus 15.20; Deborah in Judges 4.4-5 and Esther 4.15-17, but never assumed priestly caste. 457 more words


Disagreeing well: Women priests and flying bishops

Recently we have heard a lot about ‘disagreeing well’. This is in relation to the shared conversations, and the debate in general, about sexuality. It is important to disagree well. 605 more words

Book Review: The Woman In Blue: The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 8 (Ruth Galloway 8) Elly Griffiths ****

UK Publishing Date: 2 Feb 2016. 368 pages.

By the time you get to the eighth book in a series it’s easy for it to start to feel a bit stale or hackneyed. 298 more words

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Bishops, for beginners: on diversity and change

So, my diocese’s Shared Conversations are imminent; check-in info for the venue has been issued, dietary preferences requested, information on the facilitators issued. I need to re-read the supporting documents. 692 more words

Shared Conversations


I am a rebel, Sir
With cause enough to fight
My gender is at war
Oppression whets the appetite

With our strength in numbers
And long suffering endured… 25 more words



On our trip to Scotland last year, we visited Coventry Cathedral, St Michael’s (Architect: Basil Spence) to which we had gone on a previous occasion but had been unable to enter because they were holding a service. 407 more words