Sometimes it is extremely difficult to recognise the divine in our lives. We can become so despondent in the face of all the evil and human failure in the world that we just stumble along through life with no hope … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
I think I may have sussed out why the two disciples did not recognise Jesus as they walked along the road to Emmaus with him. My theory is that it was just prior to meeting them that Jesus miraculously changed … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
FRIDAY THE TWENTY-EIGHTH OF APRIL, 2017 OPENING PRAYER O God of love, who has given a new commandment, through your only-begotten son, that we should love one another, even as you loved us, the unworthy and the wandering, and gave your … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
Among depressives, the Sunday after Low Sunday is known as Rock Bottom Sunday. Things can only get worse.
This is taken from the Bishop of Durham’s most recent bulletin. He really ought to add the clause “except for Jonathan Hagger” at the end of it in order to avoid accusations of hypocrisy. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
THURSDAY THE TWENTY-SEVENTH OF APRIL, 2017 * Christina Rossetti * OPENING PRAYER Lord God, whose strength is sufficient for all who lay hold on it, grant us in your mercy to comfort our hearts and be strong. Humility, temperance, purity, largeheartedness, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]