Passing on our faith

PASSING ON FAITH Reflect: Faith has skipped a generation. Grandparents try to compensate, a little desperate, perhaps too late, but trying, guilt-struck, caring, mixed up as our world to date.   They wish church stones would speak a little louder, as stained glass pic- tures used to. In this new elastic culture, Facebook, virtual games [...]

Time to Harvest?

My home is in the countryside surrounded by fields. Yesterday, the local farmer had obviously thought it was time to harvest her crops and sow seed for next year. She had also read the weather forecast for rain and, as a result, she and her hands worked through the night. Even at dawn, their tractors [...]