Coming to Terms with a New Reality

Last month, I wrote a little about situations that make us re-evaluate the way we think about life and suggested […]

One Rule for Them

The saga of Novak Djokovic and his treatment by the Australian immigration system has just concluded as I write.  For […]

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 […]

On Violence

It will be old news by the time you read this, but as I write, the world is coming to […]


You may have come across “Chaos Theory”, and in particular its most famous illustration, the “Butterfly Effect.”  This suggests that […]

On Democracy

On 11th November 1947, Winston Churchill said, “Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this […]

The Night Before Christmas

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

Real Hope

I was talking to someone recently when they suggested that they were a “glass-half-empty” person.  I think this commonly-used metaphor […]