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Christmas – You can’t always get what you want.

Nigel ChapmanDec 18,2017
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When I was 12, my parents gave me a ‘Matchbox Superfast Track’ for Christmas. I was gutted! I’d grown out of toy cars, I wanted a bicycle!! “You can’t always get what you want” goes the song, (and my mother). Very true. If we get everything that we want or

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“I cannot tell – but this I know”  

Nigel ChapmanNov 25,2017
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“I cannot tell – but this I know”      The vicarage doorbell rang.  On answering it I found a student from our local sixth form college.  We’d not met before, but it transpired he wanted to discuss a problem that was puzzling him.  When he was sitting comfortably he

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Remember Remember!

Nigel ChapmanNov 10,2017
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  November is the month of remembering. After ‘All Souls’ when we remember departed loved ones, we begin the month with ‘All Saints’ Day (1st Nov, Holy Communion 9 am St Oswald’s), thanking God for those people in history who have inspired our walk with Jesus Christ. Then just for

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