Tag: bible

  • Last Sunday…

    Dutifully looking up the readings for my last Sunday in the current parish, (Luke 13: 31-35) I was astonished to read the short passage – how apt for one leaving… The I noticed I was in John, not Luke.  Uncanny though, how appropriate some of the words from John were!! Little children, I am with […]

  • Just Gardening

    I was gardening.  Just that.  Strimming the overgrown grass, revealing the flowers that had been planted along the labyrinth path in the churchyard.  It always had a queer sort of fascination with the locals, seeing someone tending something new, something unexpected and many would stop and chat, poking good humoured fun or questioning why.  On […]

  • Any fool can make things complicated

    E.F. Schumacher said that: “Any fool can make things complicated, but it requires a genius to make things simple.” Satish Kumar quoted this in Resurgence Then went on to say that “Simplicity requires less ego and more imagination, less complication and more creativity, less glamour and more gratitude, less attention to appearance and more attention […]

  • Liverpool Nativity

    Arrived home just in time for the Liverpool Nativity at 8pm last night on BBC3, (if you missed it it is on again next sunday on BBC1) Easter 2006 saw the Manchester Passion denounced as blasphemous, yet probably did more than any other easter story-telling to interest people in that story. So was the Liverpool […]

  • Bruderhof

    I’m sure there have been loads of these around for a while, but this one ( http://dailydig.bruderhof.org ) is really worthwhile. A little gem in your inbox each morning. Today’s ‘Dig’ was this… Think what the world could look like if we took care of the poor even half as well as we do our […]