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Nourishing Memories, Chapter 8: Curacy in Harlesden, London

"I reckon this is worth you looking at for a curacy, Graham.” Jeremy Pemberton, who shared a study with me at Ridley Hall, Cambridge, handed me...

Nourishing Memories, Chapter 7: Cambridge and Yugoslavia

By Graham Kings "How far is it from Cambridge to Oxford?” “About 80 miles.” “We could walk that in three days, couldn’t we?” “That’s about 27 miles a...

Nourishing Memories, Chapter 6: All Souls Langham Place and Marriage

By Graham Kings Providential Phone Call “I’m sorry to phone out of the blue, but you don’t need a caretaker at All Souls, do you, by...

Nourishing Memories, Chapter 4: Conversion at Oxford

By Graham Kings Turning Point In one week my whole life was turned upside down. On Sunday, January 20, 1974, as a first-year law student at Oxford,...

Taking Time to Attend

By Christopher Wells But yet, O my God who made us, how can that honor I paid her be compared with her service to me?...

Nourishing Memories, Chapter 3: Army

By Graham Kings  Introduction to the Army “So, why are we here?” “To keep the Russians out, the Germans down, and the Americans in.” That succinct reply to...

Nourishing Memories, Chapter 2: Schooldays

By Graham Kings Primary School Mrs. Housley, my primary school teacher when I was seven, claimed she did not go to church because Jesus was rude...

Nourishing Memories, Chapter 1

Early Childhood A continuation of my memoir. By Graham Kings “I must confess, I was born at a very early age.” — Groucho Marx Birth I make the same confession...

“Always Dress Like a Priest”

By Leander S. Harding I have just celebrated my 40th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood. On occasion I endure good natured heckling from both clergy...

Nourishing Memories: Preface

By Graham Kings Introduction The first religious experience that I can remember is getting under the nursery table to pray that the dancing mistress might be...

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