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    • Joy and Felicity

      by Sarah Meyrick ★★★★

      Paperback £14.99

      What happens when everything you thought you knew about your family turns out to be a lie? As two sisters meet at their dying mother’s bedside, they discover a bond between them that runs far deeper than they imagined. Will the truth about secrets buried in their past finally set them free?

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From the blog...

Christmas Delivery Schedule 2023

Our Christmas delivery deadlines are earlier than you might expect. Make sure your loved ones find lots of lovely books under their tree – order quickly for Christmas delivery! Scroll down for the cut-off dates. If you are considering buying someone one of our books for Christmas, now…

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Wisdom’s call to write

During lockdown, an online course about Wisdom struck a chord with many. Course leader, therapist and author Helen Warwick reflects on learning how to connect with Wisdom within us and around us. I had a dream where I travelled to a clear lake; still waters that I knew were sacred and where oth…

Added about a week ago.

Piecing Together Peace: Faith, transformation, and the restoration of broken narratives

Barbara Glasson, President of the Methodist Peace Fellowship and author of Peace is a Doing Word, encourages us to reconsider the rhetoric of war and engage in the ongoing, often challenging work of shaping a more peaceful world. In the current international climate, we may despair of there eve…

Added about 4 weeks ago.

Unveiling First Flight: A Glimpse into the Best of Worship Live

Preparing a book for publication can be an interesting and rewarding journey. Here Sacristy Press authors Janet Wootton and Gillian Warson write about their experience. The journey to First Flight Feathers: The Best of Worship Live has been, for editors Gillian Warson and Janet Wootton, a …

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A tribute to Deacon Dr David Clark

David Clark, author of Meeting the Global Crisis, sadly died shortly after completing his manuscript. Here is a tribute to David from his colleague Maurice Staton. It is a privilege to be asked to write this tribute to Dr David Clark. We shared an interest in the work of the Methodi…

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Exploring Northumberland: A Journey Through England's Enchanting Border County in 4 minutes

Northumberland is a stunning county of great contrasts. Stephen Platten gives us a whistle-stop tour as a foretaste of his stunning hardback guide to England’s most magical county. Making one’s way northwards on the old Great North Road, or even travelling by the motorway through Co…

Added about 3 months ago.

Northumberland - a guide

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