My father was born in 1902 and lived until he was 82. In his later years he had a colour television and a telephone, and a transistor radio that did not need to be plugged in. That was the grand total of the electronic equipment in the house. He probably had a vague idea what a computer was but had never seen one. The internet hadn’t been invented … More Confronting the demons
Our ALM Carol offers prayers and reflections for the June service of Wholeness and Wellbeing … More Wholeness and Wellbeing
This article was submitted for the June 2020 issue of our parish magazine, and contains many helpful links for Mental Health … More Mind the Gap! – Social Distancing and Mental Health
The advice we have been given that involves a lot of people self-isolating is necessary to enable the NHS to cope during the pandemic, but staying inside, away from family or friends can lower our spirits or make us a prey to anxiety. I’m relaying some advice here for encouraging a healthy frame of mind. … More Keeping your mind healthy as well as your body
I wonder if anyone played the game of careers as a child? It was a board game, a bit like monopoly, although instead of buying property, as you moved around the board you followed different occupations, which would bring you happiness, money or fame. You set your own goals at the beginning, and won by being the first to achieve them. It gave a very simple message – life is a competition, success is what matters … More There is no Pecking Order in the Kingdom of God
Don’t worry about a thing – cos every little thing’s gonna be alright.
You probably recognise this from Bob Marley – but these very words could have been taken directly from today’s gospel reading taken from the Sermon on the Mount … More Don’t Worry – Consider the Lilies