Author Archives: Susanne

Hothorpe Hall Holiday: a report

By Tracy Williamson  Togetherness and belonging A few weeks have now passed since the Open Ears holiday/conference break at Hothorpe Hall and I am still feeling the good effects. Although only a smallish group of us could go (18), the … Continue reading

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Reflection: Stained Glass Windows

By Mary Bucknall Once I went to an early morning Communion service at the local parish church of All Saints. As I could not hear the sermon, I decided to read the Bible as I usually do, but then I looked … Continue reading

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Reflection: Paralympics

By Christine Pitts How exciting the Paralympics were! They were especially exciting for me because two of the athletes were from the town where I live, New Milton in Hampshire – Mikey Jones, aged 22, and Alice Tai, aged 17, both … Continue reading

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Reflection: Hearing only with the Ears?

By Marylin Kilsby Two weeks ago, I was privileged to represent Open Ears at a conference run by Churchear, a European organisation similar to Open Ears. The conference theme, shown above, was: So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the … Continue reading

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Reflection: Dare to be Different

By Mary Bucknall You may wonder why I have chosen this title for a Reflection, “Dare to be Different”. While I was reading some of the Gospels, I was struck by Jesus’ daring to be different on a number of occasions. … Continue reading

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HOTHORPE HALL 24-28 OCTOBER 2016

Living Life To The Full Come and join us for a Monday to Friday time of fellowship, worship, teaching, fun and relaxation, at the stunning new venue, Woodlands, situated in the grounds of Hothorpe Hall. Gill Behenna will be our … Continue reading

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Reflection: The Lost Coin

By Ken & Jean Wiggett Recently, Ken and I had been out and about shopping for most of the day; visiting what seemed like innumerable shops and stores in our town centre. Towards the end of that day I decided to … Continue reading

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Reflection: Running

By Christine Pitts When I was around 40 years old life was very busy with growing children to look after, work, elderly frail parents needing a lot of help, plus a dog who required plenty of exercise. Despite never liking … Continue reading

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Reflection: All the World’s a Stage?

By Marylin Kilsby As many will know, William Shakespeare has been mentioned rather frequently in the media recently. Shakespeare died aged 52 four hundred years ago, on 23 rd April 1616. A recent visit to Shakespeare’s Globe theatre next to the … Continue reading

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It’s Deaf Awareness Week!

DEAF AWARENESS WEEK 2-8 MAY 2016 Did you know that Open Ears can offer Deaf Awareness talks and other resources, such as information leaflets, by arrangement with the National Committee? The aim is to raise awareness of hearing loss, which … Continue reading

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