Category: Philosophy/religion

A Time to be Kind

I first came across the idea of random acts of kindness from a book only we old hippies are likely to have heard of, in my twenties, and which remains to this day my...

Prayer for a New Year

A small request before sleeping Before the old year turns over and loses itself in a new beginning. A small request to carry like a torch A flicker of brightness to light the first...

Our Pale Blue Dot

When the world seems in such turmoil and so much suffering is evident, it seems that we need a little reminder of our place in the vast universe. Carl Sagan, commenting in 1990 after...

The Murphys on the Move

The Murphy family will soon be on the move. The Rev Shirley Murphy is looking forward to a new venture, working closely with the community in East Landsker, but both she and her husband,...