This is my address for the midnight service on Christmas Eve...... The first time I watched the film ‘Love Actually’ I switched it off after a few minutes. I just didn’t understand that its plot was a complex mix of multiple story lines. Now, after getting to grips with it, this romantic comedy is one [...]
A moments with God at the beginning and end of the day are like bookends. They prevent worries spilling over. Matthew 6:34 New Living Translation (NLT) 34 “So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today’s trouble is enough for today.
“What’s your bank details?” That was the question from a young pupil at an ‘Ask the School Chaplain’ session. I laughed saying that I may not have a bank by the end of the day. By nightfall, that joke had gone flat as it was the start of the financial crisis of 2008. In fact, [...]
Genesis 15.1-5 Matthew 6.25-34 Bonan matenon Well that is good morning in Esperanto. Now until recently I have rather thought that Esperanto was a good idea. After all a universal language with simple grammar that can be learned in a few hundred hours seems a grand concept. However, a while back, I [...]
In the recent film The Monuments Men, George Clooney gathers together a group of art experts during World War Two and drafts them into the US Army. This rag tag platoon’s eventual role is to join the Allied advance across Europe and save the art works stolen from occupied countries by the Nazis. Actually, although [...]