Lent Thoughts #3

Humility Before Honour Then the devil took him to the holy city, had him stand on the pinnacle of the temple, and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down. For it is written:He will give his angels orders concerning you, and they will support you with their handsso that you...

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Lent Thoughts #2

All I Love Is Need Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. After he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. Then the tempter approached him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” He answered, “It is...

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Lent Thoughts #1

Reflect, Repent, Recommit In this short series of thoughts through Lent, I hope to explore some of the traditional themes of this season – and help us think about how we apply these at work. With thanks to Chris Thorpe for the excerpts from ‘Apprentices and Eyewitnesses’ published by Canterbury...

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Establishing Peace in Ourselves

In the midst of the many demands and challenges of work and life, how do we find the peace that Jesus promises in John 14:27:  “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid”?  Chris Whittington’s recent lunchtime meditation session...

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Retreat in Daily Working Life

Sarah Thorpe writes: This autumn, we’re going to hold our seventh Retreat in Daily Working Life, with ChaplaincyPlus once again partnering with Manresa Link.  This fact in itself confirms how much the Retreat is valued by people in the business community.  The Retreat gives a framework for going...

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Perspective by Leona Grant

“Perspective” -27th April 2018 “A Fork in the Road” this month our speaker Leona Grant shared her thoughts on Perspective in the Cambridge English dictionary says – to think about a situation or problem in a wise and reasonable way: You must keep things in perspective – Influence: View...

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Greening the Grey – Wisdom from Our Network

Confession: I’m quite a fan of gardening programmes. It’s probably a form of escapism, but they’re so relaxing to watch, so comforting in a way! Especially Monty Don on BBC’s Gardener’s World, with his soft voice, calm manner, cups of tea and golden retrievers. By Luke Strickland Greening the Grey...

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