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Jack- in- the- pulpit is a woodland flower native to North America, where the ‘pulpit’ protects the central shaft of male & female flowers. Also known in French as the ‘petit precheur’ (little preacher), or as the bog onion!

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One of many rocks around the world known as ‘pulpit rock’ on account of its shape. This one is at Portland Bill in England.

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The pulpit, or pulpit rail, on the bow of a sailing boat. Named after its similarity to its church cousin.

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The word ‘pulpit’ in Polish refers to the desktop on your computer. Food for thought for those involved in ‘digital church’, surely?

Whatever kind of pulpit you use today -may you use it well and bring blessing to others.

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