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Neil’s Blog

Most Mondays Rev Neil blogs on issues that get his soul, cells and creative juices working. It’s a discipline he has valued since blogging from Delhi’s CW Games in 2010.

Neil loves connecting with people and especially enjoys comments and conversations resulting from his blogs. Locally, The Irvine Times print his blogs and photos, while internationally they reach a wider audience and community of world-wide bloggers.

Neil Urquhart

Lost or Found?

John Lennon’s claim that “The Beatles are more popular than Jesus!” was like throwing oil on America’s fiery Bible Belt, where it whipped a storm. Lennon made numerous ‘tongue in cheek’ (?) remarks: that he was the incarnation of Jesus Christ; one of Jesus Christ’s biggest fans; and that Jesus was cool, unlike those who came after him. In 1970 he sang in ‘God’ that [...]

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#blacklivesmatter

22 June 2020|

I’ve held off blogging about anything related to George Floyd’s death and the #blacklivesmatter (BLM) message and movement, wanting to listen more than speak. I’ve heard people misunderstand and argue that it’s wrong to value [...]

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Deflated?

15 June 2020|

Feeling a bit ‘deflated’? I came across a red sports car on my cycles and couldn’t resist a photo of its deflated tyres & recorded a 60 second sermon. As lockdown grinds through the phases, [...]

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Your Move

8 June 2020|

Are you ‘champing at the bit’ to escape home, village, town or city for a break? Many of us have cancelled or postponed holidays and been forced to explore our own home & locale more. [...]

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Tongues & Thumbs

1 June 2020|

Barbara Glanz trained 3,000 front-line workers at grocery stores and retail outlets, teaching how ‘word-power’ and what you say makes a difference in people’s lives. Shortly after, Barbara got a call from one of the [...]

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ID Crisis

25 May 2020|

‘Identity, Belonging & Purpose’ (‘IBP’) are 3 deeply human values and needs. The questions “Who am I? Where do I fit? What am I living for?” confront us in periods of adolescence, mid-life, retirement, ill [...]

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Bridge 2 Nowhere

18 May 2020|

Ever felt redundant or irrelevant? Such is the daily food of many relieved by Covid-19 of duty, responsibility, role, employment & previous routine which gave significance & meaning. And as we try to imagine ‘new [...]

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Corona Christ

13 April 2020|

Corona Christ! ‘No’- not a new curse, ‘Yes’ - an increased clarity of who Jesus is.   Have you noticed a louder & clearer dawn chorus of birds with fewer engines running? Did you see [...]

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Game-Changer

6 April 2020|

After the novelty of lockdown, many people’s spirits have dipped, and moods darkened. Coming to terms with the loss of freedom, work, schedules, seeing family & friends face to face, and the need for new [...]

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