So another huge gap between postings. The reasons will be obvious when you learn that today Dad has gone into a hospice, initially for a couple of weeks. I cannot say enough in praise of the hospice movement, their staff and volunteers. We have already had a lot of support from them while Dad was at his home and are very grateful.
It has been a rather busy time, in addition to caring for Dad I have just had a week at SEITE residential school in Canterbury (in the cathedral precinct). Maybe I'll find time to write about that separately.
Meanwhile prayers and thoughts for the Methodists going through the connexion candidating process (final selection to decide if they continue as Student Ministers and Deacons.