Category Archives: Passion

Random time at the Kevingrove

Filling in time waiting to meet a delayed plane, I went to the Kevingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow for the first time since its refurbishment (yes, I know that was 6 years ago, but …) It’s now amazingly visitor- and child-friendly, … Continue reading

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Practising compassion

Two important themes from our Lent course on Karen Armstrong’s book on compassion last night: How to develop empathy – as a first step in ‘treat others as you would like to be treated yourself’?  Having explored how films can … Continue reading

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Despised and different

A thread emerges running between the two Lent groups here.  At the lunchtime sessions where we read long chapters from the King James Version charting the story of faith, we came to the Passion.  And after the Prayer Book collect, we … Continue reading

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Walking the walk

Much discussion at the moment amongst ‘Christians Together in Stirling’ folk about whether to hold a Walk of Witness in the city on Good Friday or not.  In previous years, this ecumenical event has begun with a service at Holy … Continue reading

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