Ouch and ouch again

First ‘ouch’ from digging the second half of the vegetable patch.  Bit less clay than the first but more stones.  Earlies and main crop potatoes in the first half.

Second ‘ouch’ from finding myself [not in uniform as it were] faced with a lady in the midst of a throng who said to me ‘I’ve given it all up.  I can’t believe it any more’  I could have told her about tomorrow’s Ethiopian eunuch – had there been time.  I failed to content myself – or her, I guess – with some muttering about ‘getting older and believing less and less but believing it more and more strongly.’

Third ‘ouch’ comes from doing a little dipping into the goings on at the Church of Ireland Synod which is taking place in Armagh.   Blogstead is being represented by +Bruce and Elaine.  Good to see all my old friends faithfully churning away …   Some little anguish in the ranks, tho’.  ‘Funds deployed’ by the Representative Church Body are described as being reduced by 42% – described as the greatest challenge to the church since Disestablishment.  Well, let’s forgive them the slight oversight in missing two World Wars and a 30 year conflict in Ireland.  The church is preparing to put 4m euro into the pension fund and raise the contribution level.  Since 75% of my pension is in there, I take an interest in these things.  And it’s good to see my old stamping ground of the Hard Gospel Programme having achieved ‘part of our life’ status.

oem software cds Adobe Flash Download microsoft window 2000 professional oem software
cheap software downloads Alien Skin Eye Candy oem Microsoft Office
adobe standard encoding? Acrobat Sale oem office 2000 software
upgrade window 2000 to xp! Adobe Photoshop Elements 4 dvd to pocket pc 1.2.4
inkjet definition oem software Adobe Acrobat 8 Standard The Logo Creator MEGA pak 3.6?
financial planning software australia; 2007 Microsoft Software Used Buy cheap PhotoShop CS 2,
iCorrect EditLab Pro 4.52 Asobe Photoshop Elements 3 “software oem cd line business”
adobe cs2 photo shop total training Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional microsoft office 2003 oem,
locate software oem files Adobe Acrobat 8.0 Standard widows oem software
“window 2000 upgrade download” Adobe Acrobat Download quark xpress 6 crack
oem software bundle Adobe Acrobat Reader Download software oem italiano
Adobe photo shop element adobe photo shop elements 90. Autocad 2006 oem software cds
microsoft window 2000 professional oem software Adobe Acrobat Writer cheap software downloads
oem Microsoft Office Acoustica Burner adobe standard encoding?
oem office 2000 software Autocad Lt Software upgrade window 2000 to xp!
dvd to pocket pc 1.2.4 Adobe Photoshop Elements For Mac inkjet definition oem software
The Logo Creator MEGA pak 3.6? Archicad 11 financial planning software australia;
Buy cheap PhotoShop CS 2, Architectural Software iCorrect EditLab Pro 4.52
“software oem cd line business” Autocad 2009 adobe cs2 photo shop total training
microsoft office 2003 oem, Adobe Acrobat Pdf locate software oem files
widows oem software 3d Studio Max Download “window 2000 upgrade download”
quark xpress 6 crack Purchase Cheap Software oem software bundle


  1. Not all grim surely – Rev Gillian Wharton on Sunday was superb (though admitedly in response to all the grimmness). Good stuff on use of liturgical space. Tension relieved by running joke on episcopal socks and of course Bishop Michael Mayes lookalike Rt Revd Bruce Cameron mentioned Bishop David in his address to Synod.

  2. Well – I suppose to have to recognise how deeply that theology is embedded is an advance of some kind.

    As for Willie Ross – never will I Iorget his words from the General Synod rostrum. Some dreadful moment in the troubles – ‘It’s been give, give, give .. and I’m sick of it’ As a church assembly, we have never got near working out how to respond effectively to that.

  3. The Hard Gospel didn’t have much impact. We were happy to retreat from the intemperate language of the 39 Articles, but were we retreating one inch from the theology that undergirded them? Not an inch, no surrender. Came home from a thoroughly depressing gathering. We even had Willie Ross telling us our educational problems were due to those who voted ‘Yes’ to the Good Friday Agreement. Grim stuff.

Comments are closed.