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Heart-felt 'worship'?

[Continuing the hymn-for-Sundays series] “Worship” can be worthless noise in God’s ears; he will despise ostentatious singing vain, just lip-service...
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Black Taff – FreshTaff

early 1980s On the bridge high over the river Taff a little girl drops her hankie, by mistake – down, down – it floats ahead (no Pooh-sticks...

A question for the accusers

[Continuing the hymn-for-Sundays series] To Jesus they brought this one they had caught in breaking the law – Christ came to restore those sorry for...

Playing with a box …

The children found a box on the ground, sealed, and bound with tape. ‘What could be inside it? What could be concealed?’ They wondered, imagined...

Dear Dad … 3)

(For the third of these letters, I had been working on trying to explain some of the moral pressures and changes of 50 years on, but not an easy topic, but, prompted by the current IP, I thought I should persevere.)
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Interesting cameo of bright

Posted on Fri, 16 Jan 2015

Interesting cameo of bright memories, a bit like Jolono's recent 'Under a London Sky' memories of the beginning of a courtship. I liked ''Occasion marked: Us and 'Coat-hanger tourists' too. The Brolga Dance certainly sounded...

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Posted in Brolga Dance

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Your collection of images in

Posted on Tue, 13 Jan 2015

Your collection of images in the early part of this is breathtaking as usual, and displays your noticing eye and clarity of putting the images into words succinctly for others.

– but poetry can be about all sorts of things, the pleasant,...

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Posted in Ars Poetica

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… but as you said, it is the

Posted on Sat, 03 Jan 2015

… but as you said, it is the space between that is full of good memories. Here the beginning, so beautifully described, and such pleasure, and seen now as the beginning of a full life, despite all the hardships, and the agony of parting. Rhiannon...

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Posted in Epiphany

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I hadn't really realised the

Posted on Thu, 01 Jan 2015

I hadn't really realised the length of time involved from the  beginning of the trouble, or how much was done at each stage of better health. This fills in so much of  'the spaces between' all along the way, the very hard spaces, and the happier...

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Posted in The Story of One Remarkable Lady

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I'm afraid I hadn't noticed

Posted on Sun, 14 Dec 2014

I'm afraid I hadn't noticed this last week. It has an intriguing wistfulness. Love the feeling of the wind, and the sounds can be so varied and odd - nice when comfy indoors, like the sounds of the rain. Rhiannon

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Posted in Wild and Beautiful

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You've rephrased some of

Posted on Wed, 17 Dec 2014

You've rephrased some of these thoughts, while redrawing the moment (stopping the clock in a sense) and there is much tender beauty in the captured scene, linked to past memories, and present struggles, which could help others. Rhiannon

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Posted in Quarter to January

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The interview with

Posted on Tue, 16 Dec 2014

The interview with Ipnasoletok is fascinating. Was the ban on speaking their languages lifted in later years? It reminds me of youngsters in Wales years ago having to wear a board saying 'Welsh Not' i think if caught speaking the language, but in...

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Posted in We Who Survived -16 - Perrin Whitman and the Indians -part 3

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There has always been a

Posted on Sun, 14 Dec 2014

There has always been a tension between being open with any nationality about things in their lives that are definitely coming between their hearts and God, and what is just more minor things, and cultural differences between people of different...

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Posted in We Who Survived -14 - Perrin Whitman and the Indians -part 1

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The sun sets over the birches

Posted on Mon, 08 Dec 2014

The sun sets over the birches –
pencil-sketched on a gun-metal sky

that's lovely and fits the beautiful picture so well. Such evenings are times for memories and longing. regards, Rhiannon
[ricochets  of lathe and...

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Posted in December Late Afternoon

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This has made me think how

Posted on Tue, 18 Nov 2014

This has made me think how such a saved letter can bring memories of the person active and communicating, maybe more than a photograph. Rhiannon

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Posted in PS No PS

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