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Remembrance Sunday 2011

(Message delivered at Hawick Remembrance Parade, Wilton Lodge Park, 13/11/11) The wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without a trace of partiality or hypocrisy. And a harvest of … Continue reading

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Pray for peace

(Pulpit View for Hawick News – Friday 11th November 2011) I’ve recently enjoyed watching the drama series Downton Abbey on Sunday nights. Especially during the second series, which straddled the First World War, we’ve seen the character wrestling with issues … Continue reading

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inconvenient memories

I’ve just watched the annual Festival of Remembrance from the Royal Albert Hall. I find the interviews of injured servicemen and of bereaved families very moving. But for me the most significant moment is the two minute’s silence accompanied by … Continue reading

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