The mid-life crisis is no myth, yet subtle attention to spontaneity and hope can calm the storm and plot a course. BBC television has made an unexpected hit out of ‘Grumpy Old Men’ and its sister series ‘Grumpy Old Women’.
The story of Mary Magdalene echoes in the heart of many women who have been labelled superficially without any attempt to understand them. One of the most important aspects of modern life is the control of appearance.
What does the balance look like between speaking and listening in our relationships? The letter of James is not to everyone’s taste. Martin Luther, who made Jeremy Clarkson sound like a suave foreign office diplomat,
How much do we really value romance when such little attention is given to the infrastructure on which all good relationships are founded? Children have a priceless way of making telling mistakes. Here are two made in school work.
There is rich texture to the aftermath of Easter which exposure to the lazy storytelling rituals of today causes us to miss. You may agree with me that films have become formulaic and predictable today.
Many of us allow nagging guilt to hinder the wider use of our wealth. Greater attention to some simple values can help us deal with this. The parable of the unjust steward is perhaps the hardest of the stories of Jesus to understand.
Jesus’ leaving of earth could have been a crushing blow to his followers but patient prayer in one place got them ready for a promise.
There are many ways of saying goodbye in life. One of the most popular in the
Who is my neighbour? This is a pressing question in a world without the old boundaries to separate us from others. The parable of the Good Samaritan remains perhaps the greatest inspiration for loving service in existence.
The focus on the personal at the expense of the ideological among modern historians is in tune with the saving work of God in the world. Continental Europe has now enjoyed over sixty years of peace, apart from a recent and savage