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Jools Hamilton is a Methodist minister, currently working as Student Chaplain to Trinity college Dublin.

He loves God, life, his work, the Irish rugby team, fine dining with great friends, and a great nights craic – in the totally Irish sense.

He can cook a mean peppered chicken, he rides bikes, he loves music, and he has been known to cry at stunning shows, moving movies and bad–ass books.

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Happy New Year
Thursday 31st December 2020 @ 2:37 pm


Let me take a moment 

and offer a thought or two.

It’s really is for me, 

but I’ll pretend it’s for you.


It will not be a poem, 

but you might call it such

but then like 2020, 

it will have to re–determine

the framework

through which you view,



Personal reflection and honest pause 

can be best disguised

as an offering to community, 

whereas what’s really happening

is I’m trying to find

some way through

not to you

but to me.

To meaning and purpose 

and dignity.


It’s been quite a year

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