Something that holds everything together

Physicists have been looking for some time for the 'theory of everything'. The theory of everything is a hypothetical framework explaining all known physical phenomena in the universe. Basically there are a set of scientific rules that explain very large objects (relativity) and there are another set of understandings (quantum mechanics) which 'explains' how very... Continue Reading →

Is the promise enough?

This is the text of my last Sermon May 16, 2021 Sheila’s final Sunday at St Peter and St John’s This morning as we are all too acutely aware we are thinking about leavings and endings. And our two readings address those two themes. Jesus at the end of 40 days of appearances to his... Continue Reading →

More on names and lists there of

Lists of names can be very oppressive. I can think of two places where I have stood and felt utterly overwhelmed: in front of the Menin Gates near Ypres on which are engraved 54,395 names of soldiers who died in the two world wars, and inside the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem, where there is... Continue Reading →

Looking into the Bible

Having just published two very wordy posts, this one is picture based. I'm posing the question: what are you looking for when you open the Bible and read it? For many the answer is this: You are looking for some light in the darkness, a bit of 'green pasture', some sustenance, a bit of blue... Continue Reading →

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