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Regarding my friend in hospital - he's still hanging on but no visits rule still applies. The family sent a special photo album to him via a local nurse and he seemed to understand and appreciate that! A good idea. Next plan is a WhatsApp video.
The friend I mentioned is alive and has been showing a few minor positive signs, recognising family visitors, though his circumstances remain dire. But just as things started looking a little less awful hospital Covid precautions have cut in and no visitors are now allowed. So a desperately ill pers...
Lord - a friend is gravely ill and is not expected to regain consciousness and recover. I have no doubt you will already know his cheerful good humour, his wisdom, kindness and faith. Our thoughts are with his family, his wife in particular. It is sad and deeply worrying for them and for all his man...
I consecrate to you, my Lord and my God, this day and all that is in it, all that you ask of me and all that you give me, in union with the self-oblation of Jesus Christ your son, and may the Holy Spirit make me an everlasting gift to you. Amen.
For our ministry team as they plan their work for the coming "interregnum" and for our departing Rector, for every blessing on his new ministry and with thankfulness for the loving care he has brought to the "group". For them all we pray: "And first of all,whatever good work you begin to do, beg of...
- Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:41 pm
- Forum: The Deep End
- Topic: Delay to Relaxation of Restrictions
- Replies: 3
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The government has now confirmed that the existing restrictions are to continue until 19th July, with a review in two weeks. I for one welcome the extension, despite the reactions in some quarters of "Freedom Delayed".... I pray for common sense to prevail among people and patience for the protecti...
- Sun May 09, 2021 11:40 am
- Forum: The Deep End
- Topic: Sign of the Times extended
- Replies: 9
- Views: 1950
I think that is a wise and important post, Ernest. I am appalled at the wilful risk-taking exhibited by so many people, who could just as easily have said - "I am going to set the bar higher than the advice given for the sake of others, especially those I love." The virus does what it has to do to s...