Good Giving

Christmas is coming!  For some, those three words might engender a sense of dread, but my personal hope is that […]

Using Christian Language

By the time you read this, we will be well into the season of Lent, so called because of the […]

Valuing the Old Ways

Forty years ago, I spent my Sunday evenings listening to the Radio 1 Top 40 Chart Show.  It was by […]

Saving Christmas

I write in the middle of “Lockdown Two”, which, in keeping with the Hollywood tradition of producing sequels to films […]

Cultivating Community

Last month, I had the privilege of being asked to bring my voice and my guitar to be part of […]

New Beginnings

Once before in one of my articles for the village magazines, I made reference to the fact that it is […]

Twelve Days of Christmas

I came across something this week which has probably been “a thing” for years but which I’ve not known to […]

The Night Before Christmas

In November this year, we have been encouraged to look back to the horrific events of the First World War […]

Linking Christmas and Easter

As I write, Christmas has pretty much disappeared from view and Easter is just becoming visible in the distance.  This […]

Christmas is Over

The mantelpiece is bare once more,the greetings cards consigned to trash;the baubles boxed, the lights rewound,the tree-stand void, the tinsel […]