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On this page you’ll find blogs on the subject of HOME from our the latest edition of “Connections” NOVEMBER/DECEMBER Benefice magazine.

 

Gardening with God – Cotham Parish Gardens

‘Land Leaders’ Karen and Catherine share an update on their eco-intentional Labour of love. Building on the great work of other Cotham gardeners over the years our new Eco-Champions (Land) have been busy during lockdown; and the natural world has done its bit too.

Thoughts in a time of plague, Julian Maddock

Thoughts in a time of plague, Julian Maddock

Spiritual Director Julian Maddock writes helpfully and reflectively on exploring our reactions to living through this challenging time. Excerpt: 'This time of plague is a desolation for many: loss of work, loss of income, loss of health, loss of life; traumatic,...

Care for our Common Home

Care for our Common Home

Watching Brian Cox’s BBC2 show on the Planets earlier this year, I was struck afresh with the improbable miracle that is Earth - our blue, liveable, diverse, beautiful common home amongst a solar system of deeply inhospitable environments. That life developed in such...

Home?

Home?

After living in the same house for 32 years, Andrew and I moved recently (exactly 7 weeks ago to the day as I write.) It was a well considered move; a pragmatic, downsizing and ‘future proofing ‘ plan and we were helped by a very good removal firm.  However, the last...

HOMECOMING

HOMECOMING

Cliffs breaking through the haze and a narrowing sea, Soon will my eager gaze have sight of thee - England, the lovelier now for absence long Soon shall I see your brow, hear a lark’s song. Heart, curb thy beating - there! Channel cliffs glow, Eddystone, Plymouth,...

On being homeless, a book review

On being homeless, a book review

In 2013 Raynor Winn and her husband Moth lost their house.  The story is in the book she wrote four or so years later – The Salt Path. She and her book attracted a lot of attention when it was published in 2018. She doesn’t say much about the house they lost but it...

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