Incarnation

It’s that time of year again! This Sunday heralds both the 1st December and the first Sunday of Advent in traditional church calendars. The season of journey and expectation, with a whisper of hope to a weary world, heavily burdened. The anticipation of God coming to earth as a tiny baby – so that we could have…

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‘Tradition’! Or why you may see a fiddler on our roof.

I was born into a practicing Roman Catholic family. I spent my teenage years as part of an Evangelical church, but during my college years, I couldn’t call any particular church home. Then, partly through a lack of any flashing lights calling me somewhere particular and partly due having to move home to my parents…

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Pornography – a poem

This is a developed version of a poem I wrote years ago, I think it is even more pertinent now. Pornography It’s an assault on the eyes, The mind, And it’s everywhere, Appealing, Softcore, Hardcore, Twisted, screwed up, dehumanised, Abstract and removed, Melted down, but collecting only the Dross. Open a paper, a magazine, Even…

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When God brings a blanket- By ‘Walking With The Moon’.

This is a beautiful and heartfelt post about depression and grace and where God is in it all, by my friend Hannah. I’ve re-blogged this because I think her message important. Do look at her blog walkingwiththemoon.wordpress.com it’s brilliant! Cassie x

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Is there such a thing as harmless flirting?

Flirting, relationships, objectification of people, sex, wisdom, choices, faithfulness, surrender,

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The old ball and chain…?

I actually hate this phrase. It’s meant to elicit wry chuckles, filled with knowing. Usually in reference to wives. Conjuring up images of chain-gang prisoners, dragging their heavy ball and chain everywhere, enslaved for their past mistakes. Everyone who would look on a prisoner in such shackles would be really glad that they weren’t in…

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