01July
Do you remember the summer of 2018?

Do you remember the summer of 2018?

It was hot. No rain fell for over a month. Ponds dried up and water butts ran empty.

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01June
I'm a bit of a Potaholic

I'm a bit of a Potaholic

Iappreciate ceramics. So perhaps it's no surprise that I like the prophet Jeremiah's depiction of God as a potter.

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01May
Have you ever looked a Gannet in the eyes?

Have you ever looked a Gannet in the eyes?

If not, this is one the best times of the year to visit the growing Gannet colony at Bempton Cliffs.

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01Apr
An Easter people with a song to sing

An Easter people with a song to sing

Over the last year of lockdowns, of various kinds, the local radio is abuzz highlighting local heroes who have gone that extra mile to meet the desperate need of desperate families.

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01Mar
Holy Week

Holy Week

The final days of March fall in Holy Week – the week preceding Easter. We remember the last days of the life of Jesus.

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01Feb
Love goes on

Love Goes On...

For many of us, it is hard to talk about death; but after the year we have just had it is a subject that many of us have, perhaps unexpectedly, had to address.

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01Jan
Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Last month, the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors national parks became designated Dark Sky Reserves – special places of low light pollution.

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01Dec
Imagine a Place of Perfect Peace

Imagine a Place of Perfect Peace

An island in the ocean, where the sun always shines, and people live happily together - in harmony with one another and with God. Such a wonderful place!

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01Nov
Have you ever seen a Kingfisher?

Have You Ever Seen a Kingfisher?

They can be rather elusive, can’t they? But did you know you don’t have to travel far to encounter one of these wonderful creatures?

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01Oct
Ready...Steady...Bake

Ready...Steady...Bake

The Great British Bake Off is back on the telly.

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01Aug
Love is all Around

Love is all Around Us

Over 25 years ago, a film called Four Weddings and a Funeral made this song very popular. In our current situation we are still finding love all around us.

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