Holy Spirit Postman

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I turn 33 in ten days. I have a strange relationship with birthdays, I love getting cards and gifts from my friends but find the tumult of Facebook acknowledgments from people I haven’t seen in years a little strange. I like the play guess the sender by the handwriting on the envelope; I am usually wrong.¬† Continue reading “Holy Spirit Postman”

I think I Know Everything

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Maybe I am scared of crowds, maybe I am jaded beyond normal British levels or maybe I am just a bit of a grump but no matter the reason, I am no fan of Christian festivals. I have been to them every year for a while. When I am there, I find my negativity drawn by the cheesy t-shirts playing bad puns on box office classics or the clich√© soaked morning greetings in the shower queue (e.g. ‘I hope the living water in that shower, is filled with the fire of the spirit. I can’t stand a cold shower.’ Vomit!) By halfway through ‘holy week’ I am visibly distressed, searching the perimeter for some kind of escape route; one more ‘introduce to yourself to someone’ and I may just flip out. I am not going this year. Continue reading “I think I Know Everything”