In which I show off about showing off

Last Saturday night, I took part in a talent competition (I didn’t win.  Congratulations to two lovely dance troupes, and an excellent saxophonist, who did.)  It was very well-organised, the proceeds went to charity, and a good time was had by all.  There was cake. Usually...

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Good Friday

  A few disjointed quotes and thoughts, mainly from other people, about Good Friday and Easter, and empathising with Our Lord. My song is love unknown My Saviour’s love to me Love to the loveless shown That they might lovely be. O who am I, that for my sake, My Lord should...

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Short and not sweet

Sorry, everyone.  I don't feel like posting a jolly "Hey!  Listen to what I think!" post today.  Normal service will be resumed as soon as possible. God bless Belgium. God commands us to love our enemies.  How do we begin to love IS? Love from the PPI Blogger   PS My friend...

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God in history, by MP

You may remember my post a few weeks ago http://www.penelopewallace.com/the-bible-1900-years-on-questions-2/  in which I started wondering about looking for God's actions in post-Biblical history. My friend retired vicar Mike Payne responded instantly with some thoughtful comments that I think provide a very good place to start, and...

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Denouements

I’ve finally finished reading a box-set SF trilogy given me a while ago by a friend.  The Void trilogy by Peter F Hamilton (a British writer apparently of some renown) is really one long story in three volumes, but is part of an overall sequence...

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Reasons for spring (or other) cleaning

Did anyone make a New Year’s Resolution this year to keep their house, office or computer files cleaner or tidier?  I don’t want to discourage you if you have. As everyone who visits my house probably guesses, I have been conducting a scientific experiment for some...

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