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Christmas eve thoughts & conversations

driving back from dinner with the rest of the family in Wimbledon, & being half German we had opened our presents this evening, we were discussing going to our local church tomorrow morning, and how that meant not going to bed super late. The boys came up with some interesting arguments. “Didn’t we read in the […]

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Fast & Furious 1

parent dilemmas: what would you have done?

  My 10yr old son got a v nice hand written invite to the ‘CINENA’ from his class mate. The boy’s parents had already bought 3 tickets for the Dad, his son, and my son. The problem was the movie was Fast & Furious Six. It’s a 12A. No proper reviews yet on common sense […]

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don’t just change the name!

don’t just change the name!

  >>>Name changes: Recently we changed our name of our movement internationally, again. We changed it back to FFWPU. Was this just a change of the name on the tin or was it also meant to be a change of what’s on the inside? If it is going to change on the inside, well how? […]

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sweet structures

who inherits from who

Just at the heart workshop, oops, that was a Freudian slip, I mean the  HARP workshop, the UK summer one. There was a meeting that I was also invited to attend for church leaders in Germany, but I felt moved to stay for a few days with the youth workshop here. It’s been years since I […]

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Living and Growing

should the state teach my son about sex?

Got a letter back from the school notifying us about upcoming sex education. No kid wants to be in a minority, so taking my child out of a sex education class at school is not an easy thing to do. It feels like swimming against the tide, even if it seems like common sense, and […]

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an indirect gift from a grandfather to his grandson

an indirect gift from a grandfather to his grandson

Damon moved school last week. He has been there for about 5 years, so though he’s trying to be a man about it, he clearly misses it, and especially his friends. When I took him for a drive to the petrol station the other night to get a mint Magnum choc ice, and essentially to […]

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True Parents are arriving in Europe Friday 17th July and my reflections on being a parent.

True Parents are arriving in Europe Friday 17th July and my reflections on being a parent.

Just heard this morning from our FFWPU European Office that True Parents* will be arriving a few days early before the Peace Cup with Real Madrid etc. I went over to Livingstone House to meet with Rev and Mrs Song and others to discuss the preparations. The plan is that initially before they arrive to […]

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