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Browsing Archive: August, 2015

Lessons

Posted by Anne Witton on Monday, August 31, 2015, In : Reflections 
Today I wanted to share with you a lovely poem written by my friend Lindsay Reid from her collection 'Certain Joy':

Lessons

I saw in Him a light that was unfading,
I saw in Him such power that demons fled,
I saw in Him a truth beyond all knowledge - 
Oh teach me Lord, I said.
He bent and poured some water in a basin,
Washed His disciples' feet. They don't deserve
Such treatment Lord!
I told Him but He answered
First you must learn to serve.

I saw in Him a future shining brightly,
I heard in Him a voice ...
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Biblical Top Trumps

Posted by Anne Witton on Wednesday, August 5, 2015, In : Random stuff 


Whilst sorting through files on my computer, I came across a home-made set of Top Trumps based on Biblical characters that I devised about 12 years ago. The rules of the game are quite simple and are as follows:

Object: To win all the cards

Preparation: Deal the cards out so that each person has the same number. Pour yourself a drink and put some Twigletts in a bowl (optional)

Play: Each player holds their pack and only looks at the top card. Choose who starts first (an arm-wrestle is usually a ...

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