Maya Angelou RIP

Maya Angelou 20 January 1993 A Rock, A River, A Tree Hosts to species long since departed, Marked the mastodon.The dinosaur, who left dry tokens Of their sojourn here On our planet floor, Any broad alarm of their hastening doom Is lost in the gloom of dust and ages. But today, the Rock cries out…

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The solution…

I read those heart-rending stories of LGBT people isolated by Evangelical Christianity. To me, the answer is clear: find an inclusive progressive anglocatholic parish, receive the sacraments and know that God loves you for who you are.

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Collective Worship and School Teaching for Ash Wednesday

Download: Teaching Powerpoint on Ash Wednesday Prezi at https://prezi.com/ky6mdfof8yqx/ [gigya src="http://prezi.com/bin/preziloader.swf" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" width="550" height="400" bgcolor="#ffffff" flashvars="prezi_id=ky6mdfof8yqx&lock_to_path=1&color=ffffff&autoplay=no&autohide_ctrls=0" You can work out the words from these slides. I am working with each year group from Reception through to Year 6 (skipping some bits for the littler ones obviously) and covering all this in 30 mins per year…

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The public is wrong…

We seem to have such strange public perceptions: we love to stigmatise and alienate. I read this week (http://theconversation.com/british-people-are-wrong-about-everything-heres-why-16018) that out of every £100 of Benefit, the public believes about £24 of it is obtained fraudulently whereas in reality the figure is about 70pence. Everytime I pass a newsstand I glimpse the front page of the…

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