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Ray's Blog: February 2019

Developments

 

The trustees have announced that the three Holy Island residents who staff the Open Gate and High Rigg have been given updated job descriptions. Kayleah is House Manager, Jutta is Catering Manager, and Robert is Site Manager.  At present Robert also oversees the rota of those who maintain week-day Midday...

Posted at 08:36am on 23rd February 2019

Waiting For The Last Bus

Yesterday Haddington Serious Book Club discussed Waiting for the Last Bus:Reflections on Life and Death by Richard Holloway  He is sorry that he missed so much while he was in the midst of it.

Today I comb through scores of emails that slipped in the queue.  One is this treasure from...

Posted at 09:30am on 15th February 2019

'restore The Church's Ancient Skills'

Various people gather for daily morning prayer across the road. This week one evangelical church worker prayed 'Restore the church's ancient skills'. 'What do you mean by that?' I asked her. She replied  ‘The people unconsciously long for God to dwell among them, but they do not find God by going...

Posted at 18:53pm on 9th February 2019

The Duke Of Edinburgh And My Celtic Journey Dvd

 

The ninety-seven-year-old Duke of Edinburgh continues to  get much media attention because he drove into a fast-approaching car. His explanation? He was blinded by the bright, low, winter sunshine. The lady whose car drove into his claimed all the sympathy, but I also sympathise with the Duke?  Why?

I experienced the...

Posted at 09:49am on 1st February 2019
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