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20 March 2007



Parents are people
who after years of trying but failing
to completely screw you up by their lives
make one last gargantuan attempt
to completely screw you up by their deaths.

Wood Street Girl

A great bit of wisdom I've hung onto with regard to parents - don't be too hard on your mum and dad, they're just kids who grew up and had kids.


I once heard some great advice for parents: be nice to your children, they choose your nursing home.

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GadgetVicar serves with:

  • Scottish Anglican Network
    A network in Scotland of Anglican churches and individuals who follow Jesus and are enthusiastic for Him to be known in our communities.
  • St Thomas' Church, Edinburgh
    A welcoming community of people in the West of Edinburgh who follow Jesus and who long for others to join them on that journey.
    Helping faithful Anglicans in the British Isles and Europe to proclaim the Gospel to the nations.
  • Tearfund
    A Christian charity passionate about ending poverty. I serve on the Scottish Advisory Group.