Monthly Archives: August 2014

Free on Kindle

I have told you before about my Lay Ministry training inspired book of poems published last October, entitled ‘Validating Ministry’ – available from Amazon on Kindle or paperback – I have now published a second book of poems, this … Continue reading

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St Christopher

Another example of a remarkable medieval religious carving on the wall of Royston Cave in Hertfordshire.

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The Hand of God

Medieval depiction of the hand of God sending the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove of peace. One of the many religious and mysterious carvings on the wall of Royston Cave.

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Willington Dovecote

Gifted to the National Trust in 1914, a remarkable building with space for over 1000 pigeons and dating back to the 16th Century.

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Validating Ministry – Available from Amazon

Validating Ministry by David Potter Kindle Link: Paperback Link: Here is one of the poems from the book The Clergy and the Laity How very proper church could be Without the drag of laity No pews with people … Continue reading

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Care Home Conversations

Each simple question is answered with: “I don’t know” Agitated and staring. Feeling uncomfortable Leaning forward every few seconds Not able to relax Rubbing your head Being ignored by the staff Suffering a turgid routine And a stuffy atmosphere. Half … Continue reading

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Selworthy Village

Selworthy in Somerset, a beautiful National Trust village on Exmoor.

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