Monthly Archives: January 2012

My little secret

Epiphany 5b – Sunday 5th February 2012 Mark 1: 29-39 I recently read a fine introduction to a blog on Mark 1: 29-39. There is an old and not terribly funny joke about a sea captain who was at the … Continue reading

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Exactly what it says on the tin

Epiphany 4b – Sunday 29th January 2012 Mark 1: 21-28 There’s a phrase that has become an almost ordinary, everyday expression of life. It has found its place in the vocabulary of many because of the popularity of a television … Continue reading

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You only sing when you’re winning…

Epiphany 3b – Sunday 22nd January 2012 Mark 1: 14-20 I went to a football match last weekend. A football match at which I could sit back and enjoy the game. You see, it wasn’t Leicester City. Leicester are my … Continue reading

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Free Tea and Toast

Epiphany 2b – Sunday 15th January 2012 Mark 1: 4-11 I was recently staggered to read an article in my local newspaper about an initiative under way at our town’s college. A campaign has been launched to encourage students to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Epiphany 1b – Sunday 8th January 2012 Mark 1: 4-11 I remember standing in front of a mirror in my bedroom 25 years ago, felt tip pen in hand, gramophone turned right up, singing with every ounce of my being: … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 44,000 times in 2011. If it were a … Continue reading

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