Where we are and where we will be

Where we are and where we will be
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Thursday, 13 December 2007

Sometimes we need to stop and take stock

Some weeks put everything into perspective. This has been one of those weeks and its only Thursday

Earlier this week I was e mailed by a constituent who wanted me to pray for their spouse who is dying of cancer. Nothing more, just prayer.

Today I spent time with a member of my former congregation who is struggling with a long-term and painful illness and for whom recovery will be a long road

On Saturday, for the first time in several years, I am doing a scattering of ashes. This is for a family who no longer live locally but for whom I did two very difficult funerals around 10 years ago. They have had to cope with another tragic early death in the family want their loved one to be with those who went before.

Its been an unusual week so far and a salutary reminder of whats important in life and in its living.

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Surgery Times

1st Wed @ Piershill Library, 30 Piershill Terrace.
2nd Wed @ Craigentinny Community Centre, Loaning Rd.
3rd Wed @ Duddingston Primary School, Duddingston Rd.

All 7:15pm -7:45pm

and the last Sat. Lochend YWCA, 198 Restalrig Road South
12noon -1pm

(no appointment needed, all during school terms)
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