Take off your shoes

“Daddy, Katie didn’t take off her shoes”.

The new trampoline was being treated with the utmost respect. The two girls were strictly enforcing the ‘no shoes’ rule – I’m not too sure about the ‘one at a time’ and the ‘no somersaults’ rules – but shoes were definitely a ‘no, no’

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Several times during the following few days I was reminded of the burning bush, the taking off of shoes and sacred ground. We awoke on Tuesday morning to the news that a body had been found on a piece of green space in Cherry Orchard. A shotgun lay nearby. Gradually throughout the morning, news trickled through. Finally our worst fears were confirmed. Glenn, a twenty-five year old past pupil of The Life Centre, had ended his own life in the early hours of the morning.

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