Retreat Eve


Tomorrow is the first day of my pre-ordination retreat, and though I'm not actually going away on retreat, it is a time of reflection and prayer that will lead me in to the spiritual headspace needed for Sunday's ordination service. I am going to be a little quiet on here for a few days, but …

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A Summer Walk


I went to my favourite walking place today with my friend for a beautiful summer walk. I found myself absorbed in the landscape and managed to capture some of the peace and tranquility up there at Castleshaw Reservoir. I hope you enjoy these photos as much as I enjoyed taking them. Grace and peace, Pam …

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My Sewing Day


I had a day of sewing today, which went hand in hand with my intention to spend time with God ahead of my ordination this coming weekend. You may know if you follow my blog regularly that I have been sewing my own clergy clothes for me to wear when I am doing the more …

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You’ll Be In My Heart


In the course of my ministry in the church, I have had the privilege to be involved in some incredible moments, witnessing the highs and lows, the joys and the despair of human experience. As I now only a week away from ordination, God willing, I have been thinking about what my future ministry is …

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God Cares


I had a brilliant conversation tonight with my family in our garden, and in the midst of it, my brother asked, "But does God really care ?" It's a great question, and definitely one to talk about over a few beers and some pizza on a warm summer's night. We talked about our different experiences, …

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It Is Well


I am feeling a little under the weather this evening, and before anyone panics, no, it's not covid (I've got the lateral flow test to prove it). It's just the end of the week, I'm a bit tired, and the feeling of being nervous/excited/nervous/excited about my forthcoming ordination is starting to wear me out. But... …

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View from the PamCam


I used my bike for actual transport today, and I enjoyed it so much I decided to extend my journey to take in a couple of miles in the saddle. My intention was to ride down to church to do a couple of bits and bobs, which is only about three quarters of a mile …

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Reflection


I delivered a reflection at tonight's Evening Prayer on 2 Samuel 12: 1 - 13, looking at the theme of "Mouthpiece for Truth and Justice" in our Fruitfulness on the frontline sermon series from LICC. I had a couple of unusual props to help me... I hope you enjoy this! https://youtu.be/YqNOtIQFfuU If you would like …

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Truth and Justice


I've been at Bible Journalling tonight, doing some "art" work on the theme of "Mouthpiece for Truth and Justice" that we're following in church at the minute. We looked at the passage in 2 Samuel 12: 1- 13 where Nathan tells David off for his bad behaviour towards Uriah and Bathsheba, and we then answered …

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Pushing Limits


Do you ever find yourself wanting to push your limits with things? Like, knowing that you are perfectly capable of doing a task but want to push yourself to do it better, faster, more efficiently etc? I'm like that with my exercise at the minute. As you may know, for the past 12 months or …

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