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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01Apr
Emptiness and Bliss

Emptiness and Bliss

This month we celebrate Easter which has at its very centre emptiness and bliss. Emptiness is an emotion all too prevalent in our modern world. We often feel undermined, unsure, emotionally drained and often in fear for the future; emotions that lead to profound fear.

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01Mar
Seeking Love

Seeking Love

It’s that time of the Christian year again, the period of Lent, where, for some, minds turn inwards to examine their lives to see how to improve them.

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01Feb
Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday

Pancake Day

Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday as it is known in the Christian Calendar, is celebrated on the day before Lent begins.

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01Jan
A New Kind of Magi

A New Kind of Magi

This month we celebrate the season of Epiphany; a revealing of the Son of God to the world.

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01Dec
Christmas Time, Mistletoe & Wine

Christmas Time, Mistletoe & Wine

It's that time of year when we hear Sir Cliff (Richard) crooning this song, reminding us what Christmas can be all about: "a time for living, a time for believing. A time for trusting, not deceiving, love and laughter and joy ever after..." he sings.

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01Nov
Conflict for Peace

Conflict for Peace

Will there ever be a time when there is no conflict? I ask this question not only in a military sense but also in a political one.

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01Oct
Care in the Community

Care in the Community

On a recent visit to Meadowbeck Nursing Home I discovered that 1st October is the International Day of Older Persons (IDOP). It was a surprise to learn that it was first observed and recognised in 1991.

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