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Life’s picture is constantly undergoing change. The spirit beholds a new world every moment.
Rumi

8 Comments CherryPie on Aug 12th 2018

For me, prayer is an aspiration of the heart, it is a simple glance directed towards heaven, it is a cry of gratitude and love in the midst of trial as well as joy.
Therese of Lisieux

17 Comments CherryPie on Aug 5th 2018

There has been a small chapel in the north east corner of Adlington Hall since 1398. This was the year that Sir Robert de Legh was granted a licence ‘for celebration of Divine Service within the precincts of the manor’. The original Georgian Chapel was pulled down in 1928 and replaced by the current Chapel.*
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12 Comments CherryPie on Jul 25th 2018

As mentioned in my previous post I have been reading a local guide book which inspired me to visit Shropshire Lavender. The author of the book, (Slow Travel – Shropshire) mentions many Shropshire Churches and points out that she doesn’t need to write about the churches in detail because John Leonard has already done this [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 18th 2018

You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.
Saint Bernard

14 Comments CherryPie on Jul 1st 2018

St Martin’s is now a haven of calm in the heart of York, but in 1942 it was reduced to a smouldering ruin during a bombing raid on the city. The church stood desolate until restoration work began in 1961.

The clock, first fitted in 1668, and the gilded head of Father Time are replacements [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 27th 2018

This mid 15th century carving shows the Virgin being taught to read by her mother. It is carved from Derbyshire stone and retains some of its original paint. *

*from a signboard next to the carving

2 Comments CherryPie on Jun 25th 2018

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