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Building a memorial

I’ve never thought f building a memorial, not sure who or what I’d build one to but in the centre of Karachi is the Mazar-e-Quaid, the tomb of Muhammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of the nation of Pakistan. It’s a national monument and a symbol

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Life is Fragile

Humanity is remarkable for all sorts of reasons, one is our ability to be so supremely confident about something so fragile. Life. Two stories have hit me in the last 24 hours that remind me powerfully that our hold on life is so fragile and

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Contraception and the beginning of life (part 2)

So here’s my response to yesterday’s ethical dilemma but here’s the heart of my response…(slightly edited version) “A nice easy question for me. We went through the same issue not long after we were married and so we spent quiet some time looking into it.

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Contraception and the beginning of life (part 1)

I often find the question ‘what does a church leader actually do?’ because there’s so much variety that neat categories rarely fit. Plus some of the things I do have little value to a non-believer. Preparing talks? Very productive. Anyway, here’s a question I was

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Too busy online to really live?

A friend of mine recently chatted to me about the whole idea of being ‘off-line:on-life’ and it’s worked it’s way deep into my soul. I live way too much through my computer screen – the endless emails, the blogs I read and this one I

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Learning to Breathe

I don’t know how long I’ll keep this up so I’m going to keep the posts short (he says!). Anyway we all need a purpose right, to many people are just drifting through life and that’s just not me. Having spent most of twenties moaning