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Women Hold Up Half the Sky: Opening Our Eyes to Women in the Bible [Guest]

A very warm welcome to Lindy Jacomb who is introducing us to her social media project to open our eyes to the many women in the Bible. Whether or not you’re a fan of the Bible, I think you’ll find this worth a read. Huldah. Salome. Junia. Our eyes slip past their names without registering […]

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Poems about Mothers: Fleur Adcock

This series is inspired by Candlestick Press‘ Ten Poems about Mothers, which contains the Fleur Adock poem (the first post is here). I’d love to hear your recommendations for poems to include in the series. Just leave a comment below. I’ve read and performed a fair amount of poetry in my life, through Speech and Drama lessons, […]

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Advent in Art with He Qi: Escape to Egypt

A warm welcome to this year’s Advent in Art series, where we join thousands of others in contemplating artistic works. This week we are in the season of Christmas, and conclude the series. For an introduction to this series, and He Qi, the artist featured in 2014, please see the first post, on the Annunciation. […]

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The Sacrament of Breastfeeding #6: Mastitis and the Trinity

Welcome! This is a reworking of an earlier post, from March 2013 (just so I’m not soliciting undue sympathy: I’m fine now!).  Being a woman equals being in community. The same might feel true for men (I hope it does), but I can’t write that blog post, being in possession, as I am, of two […]

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Kids for Social Justice: 6 Ways Kids Can Change the World

  Even if you’re little you can do a lot, you Mustn’t let a little thing like ‘little’ stop you – Matilda the Musical, ‘Naughty’, Tim Minchin Changing the world is a hard job. Best to start early, don’t you think? Here are a bunch of ways you can help your kids live a life […]

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A Mighty Girl: Cassie Logan

Set in 1930s Mississippi, in the year that Cassie realises being black can be a liability, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D Taylor is one of my favourite children’s novels. It’s packed with Mighty people I’d love SBJ to get to know. Cassie is lucky to have been born into one of […]

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Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits: Most Popular Posts on Sacraparental Would you like a quick tour? Here are some good posts to start with! Just click on the picture.   Collections and Series Sacraparental is full of eclectic series, some ongoing and occasional, some more regular or structured. You can use the search box on the right, or […]

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Toy Stories

SBJ is just getting in the swing of actually playing with toys, rather than just carrying them around (one in each hand, one in the mouth). I find it fascinating to see what he finds fascinating. My auntie and uncle recently delivered a toy car and wheelbarrow that were mine when I was his age, […]

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Mastitis and the Trinity

Being a woman equals being in community. The same might feel true for men (I hope it does), but I can’t write that blog post, being in possession, as I am, of two X chromosomes. One of the virtues of the mind-bending, paradoxical, beautiful, tricksy Christian doctrine of the Trinity (God is Three and One […]

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