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PRESS ON MINSTER to CANTERBURY It’s time to go. The last leg of a journey that has taken 7 weeks to walk. I don’t really know how I feel about today and getting to the end. Extract from Reflections Journal – Saturday 2nd September 2017 One year ago today I walked the final leg ofRead more about […]

ENDINGS

ENDINGS

ENDINGS FOLKESTONE to WALMER Passed through the Battle of Britain Memorial early this morning. The statue of an Allied airman is both simple and powerfully evocative. I stopped briefly here and sat and reflected on those who this memorial honours. Extract from Reflections Journal – Thursday 31st August 2017   It is Thursday on the seventhRead more about ENDINGS[…]

INASMUCH

INASMUCH

INASMUCH BONNINGTON to FOLKESTONE St Rumwold – perhaps one of the strangest saints I have heard of. An infant who (legend says), having professed his faith at birth, requested baptism and delivered a sermon, died by the age of 3. Extract from Reflections Journal – Wednesday 30th August 2017 Leaving the luxury of the DandelionRead more about INASMUCH[…]

CHANGE

CHANGE

CHANGE BATTLE to ICKLESHAM If everything around you seems to be changing, perhaps you’ve been standing still too long  Extract from Reflections Journal – Saturday 26th August 2017   Change – People seem to find change difficult. When faced with something new all too often the instinct is to shy away from it and stick toRead more about CHANGE[…]

PURPOSE

PURPOSE

PURPOSE HASTINGS to BATTLE Walked to Battle today. An indulgence really, as  I wanted to visit the English Heritage site. Extract from Reflections Journal – Friday 25th August 2017 A few years ago at Bethel I suggested to the church an idea for how we might rethink how we structure our leadership responsibilities and atRead more about PURPOSE[…]

HOPE

HOPE

HOPE BELLE TOUT to EASTBOURNE What a nice, relaxed evening. Abigail and I really enjoyed the photos from China and Ian’s tea making Extract from Reflections Journal – Tuesday 22nd August 2017   It was a real encouragement to see the chaplaincy team at work on the Beachy Head clifftops and to find this cairn too.Read more about HOPE[…]

LONELINESS

LONELINESS

LONELINESS BRIGHTON TO SEAFORD Leaving behind the busyness and bustle of Brighton this morning. I am ready to get back onto the relative quiet and peace of the footpath. Extract from Reflections Journal – Sunday 20th August 2017 Our walk from Brighton to Seaford was a little longer than expected today. Both locations where weRead more about LONELINESS[…]

DIFFERENT

DIFFERENT

DIFFERENT DITCHLING to BRIGHTON The Heavens opened up just as Abigail and JP arrived at St Luke’s in Prestonville, Brighton. So good to meet up with Abigail and to have some time exploring Brighton together. Extract from Reflections Journal – Saturday 19th August 2017   Walking down into Brighton from the South Downs Ridgeway IRead more about DIFFERENT[…]