Nigel Rawlinson

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  • The Daily Rhythm of Soul Care

    Lockdown and working in isolation give an opportunity to reflect and develop our prayer life. This is both personal, and internal – more to do with our relationship with God, than times spent in worship or other activity with others....

  • Seeing is Believing

    Reading: John 14: 15-21 This time period is an important part of the church’s year for me. We have celebrated Easter - Jesus’s great victory over death, his dying renting the veil of the temple, opening up heaven, opening the way...

  • Coping with Uncertainty and Anxiety

    It has been a tough start to this week for me. Here are three contributions to a colleague clergy WhatsApp group: Monday 11th 7am: As I think today, seeking encouragement, before praying for colleagues, and then taking my next funeral,  I...

  • Keep Going, Keep Perspective, Keep Hope

    I have just returned from my second funeral this week. Very sad…  seats set 2 metres apart, and the maximum number of mourners allowed is ten.  Video livestreaming links others. An opening verse with words that everyone knows - “Even...

  • Top Tips for Working in Isolation

    Well, this has started as a strange week and today it’s raining. Talking to folk, people are feeling really “in limbo”. With no sign of the end of lockdown, motivation is difficult, lone working even lonelier, new forms of assessments...

  • New and Authentic Living

    Today’s new testament reading from 3 Colossians is an inspired word for today. You see, I think we are in a crucial week. Mind you, you might say, all weeks are. Yes- maybe - certainly extraordinary times - new uncharted...

  • The Lord Will Save…

    A thought from today’s readings: Christ is the image of the invisible God, the first-born over all creation. For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether...