All Saints Day 2019

All Saints 2019 Many years ago I recall seeing an article in a newspaper that had a graphic of a railway carriage seating plan, with passengers of various shapes and sizes, and above each seat was a price. The purpose of the illustration was to show that each person in the carriage had paid a different price for their ticket, … Read More

All Saints 2013

All Saints’ Sunday 2013 Now that the Vicar of Enfield – Mike Edge – has retired, there are a few things down in that parish that Jackie and I are helping out with. She is not with us this morning, because she is conducting baptisms there today. And one of the things that I‘ve taken on is to do a … Read More

Saints in Jordan

All Saints ~ Saints in JordanWe have had a fantastic time! Everything went to plan – apart perhaps from the snow on the motorway to the airport last Saturday morning! We had a five- hour flight to our hotel in middle of Amman, Jordan’s capital. Most of us watched films all the way. On arrival we were met by our … Read More

The Big Perspective

All Saints 2011 ~ The Big PerspectiveRevelation 7.9-17; 1 John 3.1-3; Matthew 5.1-12 Tomorrow – October 31st – will see the birth of the 7 billionth person on this planet – most likely it seems, in Utar Pradesh in India. It is perhaps ironic – or apt – however you see it – that as we commemorate the consecutive festivals … Read More