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How to Find Meaning Within Father’s Day

#21 in the Judging a Photograph Series . This is the second blog in a series of two faith blogs for this week. We’ve always looked down our noses at Father’s Day because it was invented by Hallmark Cards – or that’s the allegation, anyway. I have no evidence this is true. If it really was invented by a greetings card company then somehow it seems cheesy and not authentic. Compare it to Mothering Sunday, which is an actual part of the church calendar in Lent. And as it’s a man’s world, do Fathers really need a day? These sneering dismissals of Father’s Day begin to fall down pretty quickly if I look closer. In favour of Father’s Day Firstly Father’s Day has as much right to exist in the calendar…

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What Tim Farron Should Have Said

What Tim Farron Should Have Said

Tim Farron, as leader of the Liberal Democrats and a Christian, was asked if he thought gay sex is a sin. He said no – … View Post
How to Find Meaning Within Mothering Sunday

How to Find Meaning Within Mothering Sunday

#10 in the Judging a Photograph Series . Mothering Sunday always falls on the fourth Sunday in Lent. This is your heads up! Half way through, … View Post
Encouraging New Parents – Using Shepherds

Encouraging New Parents – Using Shepherds

Christmas is a twelve day feast and the last day is 5th January. But by about the 2nd January the spell is broken and … View Post
The Advent Stress and the Advent Story – with free printable

The Advent Stress and the Advent Story – with free printable

I have mixed feelings about the lead-up to Christmas and Advent specifically. I love how excited my children get. I love that use their … View Post