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10 Nov | Grief & Loss: Post Script
This article is an addendum to Bishop Lee’s letter on grief and loss found here → In the EHS Daily Office there were a number of reflections that stood out and to which I found myself frequently returning. However, there …
07 Nov | Bishop’s Letter; Enlarge your soul through grief and loss
Bishop Lee shares how some telling questions have been enlarging his horizons and his soul. He ends by leaving us with one of his own.
18 Oct | If you want to Go fast, Go alone. If you want to go far, Go together.
I continue to be staggered and overwhelmed by the messages, cards and letters that are coming our way. People who have absolutely no connection with me are taking up paper and pen or the electronic equivalent and writing some inspiring …
07 Oct | Finding a way to worship
Normally we pencil in Monday and Tuesday in the week after chemotherapy as ‘fragile days’ and avoid any diary commitments. Previous experience had told me that 5-6 days after drug treatment was when the collateral damage began to bite. Not, …
01 Oct | Of sleep and kind truth
As I have mentioned elsewhere, chemotherapy has had a massive impact on my sleep patterns. Knowing this was on the cards Liz decamped to the spare room the evening I had my first dose. This tactic has ensured at least …
26 Sep | Update from Bishop Lee
“I praise you because I am wonderfully and fearfully made” Ps 139: 14 It may sound strange but illness is increasing my appreciation of the psalmist’s words. The human body is a marvel of homeostasis with a myriad of …
21 Sep | Bishop Mike’s Diocesan Synod address
In his address to Synod, Bishop Mike laid out the challenge that we might share our faith and the Good News with others, making disciples and growing churches.
20 Sep | Bishop Lee blessed by the good doctors Mayo and Kermode
Checkout today’s BBC R5 Live ‘Movie Review’ on http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b039xf89 to find the unexpected gift provided by Wittertainment’s ‘good doctors’ Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode to the Bishop of Swindon. Enjoy! PS The relevant part starts just after 9 mins in. …
17 Sep | 17th September: Update from Bishop Lee
I am now 14 days into my first course of chemotherapy and it has been something of a roller-coaster. They say that everyone responds differently, even to the same drug cocktail, so there were many possibilities but few certainties. Everything …
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