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The God of small things

There are days when the to-do list does not feel very exciting. Weeks when the things calling for our attention feel deeply mundane.

Pastoral care Helen Thorne-Allenson
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That pile of emails, that piece of bureaucracy, that message that needs passing on – hardly cutting-edge ministry, just stuff that needs to be done. Many of us would prefer to spend our time on things that feel more strategic, more impactful – after all, what eternal fruit comes from signing some cards, chatting about refreshments or filling in a form? But take a closer look at God’s word and we see the little things of life can be filled with meaning and value; they are the context in which much can be transformed.