Monthly Archives: October 2012

Another Survey of Search Terms

These search terms are a useful indicator of what readers are interested in. From yesterday, six combinations of my surname and various permutations of “sun” and “orb” were obviously intended to find this blog by those who didn’t have the … Continue reading

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October Snow

We live in a part of the world where the weather is temperate, and we don’t have extremes like hurricanes and tornadoes. It can get rough at sea with force 9 gales and 10-foot waves, but that’s as bad as … Continue reading

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Search Engine Terms

I often get interesting requests from my blog’s search engine. Landing on the sun – Well, sometimes it gets quite hot in summer, and this planet is quite a long way from where the temperature gets into the millions of … Continue reading

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A Sad Time of Year

It is late October and the yellow and red leaves on the trees begin to fall. The weather alternates between the first cold winds from the north-east and north-west and the warm and stormy weather from the south-west. The days … Continue reading

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They are carried up to the heaven, and down again to the deep

We have said or sung these words many times… They that go down to the sea in ships : and occupy their business in great waters; These men see the works of the Lord : and his wonders in the … Continue reading

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Sarum at Modern Medievalism

Keep an eye on Modern Medievalism. James Griffin, who runs this blog, has put up some fine posts on the Use of Sarum this month. I celebrate Mass according to this rite each day, and have done so for the … Continue reading

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The TAC Tribunal and Archbishop Hepworth

Until now, I have kept silence on this subject as brought up by Fr Smuts in Statement from the The Traditional Anglican Communion College of Bishops Re: John Hepworth, with the exception of writing a comment on that blog asking about … Continue reading

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A Challenge

I think it is time for a challenge to us all. Here is a five-part documentary on The God Delusion presented by Dr Richard Dawkins, the famous “new” atheist. For anyone with a balanced formation in philosophy and theology, there … Continue reading

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Proselytising

This is not to be taken personally by anybody, but if I feel that during the course of a thread of comments, someone is trying to steer the conversation in a direction of proselytising for the religious organisation he or … Continue reading

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I’m Spiritual But Not Religious

We hear this over and over again from people around us, and it really is an unending circular reflection that often ends up with a total rejection of religious affiliation. The fundamental problem is squaring the teachings of Christ with … Continue reading

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