Thought for the Week

  • Advent…

    A few years ago, I spent the beginning of Advent at a monastery. I was on a retreat – a…

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  • Attitude of Gratitude

    At the start of a half term I wonder what you are thankful for? Just before half term I invited…

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  • ’To see the world differently – listen’.

    Whilst waiting to watch Poldark on Sunday night, the strapline line for BBC Radio 4 really caught my eye. ‘To…

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  • Hope in struggle

    A few years ago, I had the opportunity to travel with some youth work colleagues, to Cape Town. It was…

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  • Shine

    Last week, at the Year 6 Open Evening we decided to put up a gazebo by the theatre and moved…

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  • Encouragement

    I wonder whether you are a ‘glass half full’ or ‘a glass half empty’ person. Either way, I’d like to…

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  • Peace

    A gentleman was recently telling me that he’d been a conscientious objector many years ago. I’m not sure whether he…

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  • A bird’s eye view

    Have a look at this film….it’s just 60 seconds long… https://vimeo.com/180740527 On Bank Holiday Monday, we went to Malham Cove…

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  • Just be!

    Almost there! Just a few more days to go and then some hard earned rest. Time to look after ourselves,…

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  • Embracing change

    If you take a walk around our local area, you will see that we are in a process of dramatic…

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  • Everything changes…

    Everything is changing, and in some ways it can feel like life is flying past us all too quickly. Our…

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  • Love is stronger than hate

    ‘Goodness is stronger than evil, Love is stronger than hate, Light is stronger than darkness, Life is stronger than death.…

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  • Who would be on your Honours List?

    It was with great joy that I read about our colleague, Tony Elvin, having been awarded a British Empire medal…

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  • Happy Birthday!

    It’s an important week in the life of the nation, as many people prepare to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s official 90th…

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