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In a week which started with “Blue Monday”, supposedly the most miserable day of the year, Andrew Frere-Smith reminds us to count our blessings.
Philip Young describes some of the challenges facing the new American President – challenges which we all need to face.
Keith Morris finds some inspiration from 2020 - a year that most of us will want to forget.
Margaret Whitaker wonders whether we will return to all our frantic busy-ness when we emerge from lockdown.
As we approach the start of another year, Andrew Frere-Smith reminds us of the importance of hope for the new year.
The Catholic Bishop of East Anglia, the Rt Rev Alan Hopes, reflects on a powerful season for human beings in his Christmas message.
Andy Bryant reminds us that the first Christmas was also a time of great hardship.
The Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Rev Graham Usher, outlines how, in an extraordinary year, the Diocese of Norwich is facing up to its own challenges.
In this year of turmoil, Ruth Lilley finds comfort in the familiarity of the Christmas story.
The Christmas lights that are now appearing in shops and houses have been reminding Jane Walters of the need for some light in our lives, especially when times are darker than usual.
Ron Skivington reminds us of the gifts we will all be offered this Christmas.
Robert Ashton feels we could be doing more to engage with others at this time, and wonders whether we can learn from other, not necessarily Christian, organisations.
Suzanne Cooke has been reflecting on how rapidly political climates can change, and how such changes in 1930’s Europe prompted a young Dutch woman to take action.
During this autumn season which, traditionally, was one for bonfires, Peter Farley explains how watching the flames can bring back memories of people and places.
Philip Young reminds us that Christians are called to be truth tellers and truth seekers, and that it is truth which brings us freedom.
Andy Bryant has been reflecting on the significance of breaking bread in a necessarily empty chapel.
Robert Ashton has been adapting to new routines during the pandemic crisis, but reminds us that we will need to return to the habit of worshipping together.
Regular columnist Ruth Lilley reflects on the different ways in which God answers her prayers
Regular columnist Jane Walters shares her frustrations with using spectacles, but then explains why the choice of specs is of secondary importance.
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