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Leaving Up To Their Name

  In many cultures, including Jewish, a person’s name influences their character. Jacob was the grasper as his name suggested. And both Joshua, and later Jesus, held firm to the meaning of their name: “YAHWEH is salvation”. So perhaps it’s … Continue reading

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Cuckoo

‘Going through the motions’ doesn’t sound too much of an issue. Like autopilot, you’re doing the right thing, but maybe not as carefully or creatively as you might otherwise do. Thoughtfulness: an added benefit, but not compulsory. I’ve heard the … Continue reading

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God: Employer of the Year

It’s January, so coffee-time procrastination is no longer online Christmas shopping: it’s job-hunting. It’s fortunate that I do it while consuming caffeine, since as I think about ‘the next step’, I am wearied by the constant demand from employers for … Continue reading

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A Poetic Valedictory (or Thnks fr the Mmrs)

May Week (the post-exam week of celebrations at Cambridge, much loved by Daily Mail journalists), as much as I love it, has a bit of a potentially dangerous combination for me. Time to think on my own because there’s no … Continue reading

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Defaced

  Okay, this isn’t about the defacement of Easter by market forces. I was just feeling cheeky, and this is the 2.0 version of me running up to my mum and going “Look what I dreeeeeeew!” You’re standing in front of the Mona Lisa, … Continue reading

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Gobbling Grace

Up until I was 18, I thought Christianity was a box you ticked. Vaguely interested in Heaven? Er, yeah go on then, might as well. Job’s a good’un. My parents got my sisters and I christened and we irregularly went … Continue reading

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