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Radiant Light


St Mary’s in the Autumn Mist

St Mary’s as seen from Vinegar Alley shortly after 3pm today as the evening mist began to descend.

Understanding vs conversion

St Mary’s in Walthamstow are going to be hosting an MBU on Sunday 19th September; that’s a Meeting for Better Understanding between Christians and Muslims. It will involve two speakers, one Muslim and one Christian, each speaking on the subject of Jesus in the Quran and Jesus in the Bible respectively. It will be followed … Continue reading

Good Friday

For the first time in about 6 months, I went to church this morning together with Freda; it seemed an appropriate day to do so. Being the Good Friday service, it was quieter than a normal all-ages service; more subdued. It started with “There Is A Green Hill Far Away”, and ended in silence. Then … Continue reading

Ordination Day

This morning, Ken Ashton – the new curate who started at St.Mary’s a year ago – was ordained along with 5 others as priests by the Right Reverend David Hawkins, Bishop of Barking and Chelmsford, at St.Mary’s. I haven’t been attending services recently, just the Bible study group round at the Bakers’ (a little quiet … Continue reading

A Dark Night

They say that the night seems darkest just before the dawn. They also say that pride comes before a fall. Time does not record who these mysterious “they” are; undoubtedly different authors in both cases, and yet the sayings persist – cliches, yes, but only because the test of time has made them so. Last … Continue reading

St.Mary’s by Night

Larger versions are available on my Flickr account; original full-resolution (2592 x 1944) images are available upon request.

St.Mary’s in the Snow

The Ancient House Looking up Church Lane, E17, with the churchyard railings to the right. St.Mary’s Church belltower in the snow. Snow-covered tomb. The Ancient House, looking up towards the Village. The belltower at St.Mary’s in the snow. View of St.Mary’s Church, Walthamstow, taken from Vinegar Alley. The old graveyard behind St.Mary’s in Walthamstow. The … Continue reading

All the old flowers were cleared away from Melita’s bench a few weeks ago, and no more have been laid recently. My younger daughter K didn’t feel this was right; it seemed as though everyone had forgotten Melita. So on our way home today, we stopped briefly by the churchyard to lay a bunch of … Continue reading

Further news

Police arrested a 30-year-old man on Saturday in Chingford. Jonathon Linzell, 30, of no fixed address, is accused of killing Melita Jo last week.He is due to appear at Waltham Forest Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning. Another man who arrested on Sunday in Walthamstow is still being held by police. Four other men, who were arrested … Continue reading

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