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Light in the darkness – a theme for Advent and Christmas this year

A quick review of religious and cultural festivals between Remembrance Sunday and the end of the calendar year throws up a list that includes Diwali, Hanukkah and the winter solstice as well as Christmas.  It is noteworthy that these all … Continue reading

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Gateways inaugural gathering

Gateways, the new community gathering in Caldecote, had its ‘launch’ get-together on Sunday 13 December.  We laughed and laughed, and then there were baked potatoes for tea! The cardboard box stable proved trickier to get up than expected despite Michael’s … Continue reading

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6 things to do in Advent (other than shopping and cooking)

Advent (‘coming’) is a time for preparation as we look towards the feast of Christmas and anticipate the celebration of love entering the world in the form of a vulnerable baby.  It teaches us about patience, and about the value … Continue reading

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Love Life Live Advent

Advent starts this Sunday (in church) and on Monday (in Advent calenders).  So on Friday, in preparation, I delivered Love Life Live Advent booklets to the school in Dry Drayton – one for each family.  These booklets contain simple, spiritually … Continue reading

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