The events of 2020 were “unprecedented”, extraordinary, challenging, and sadly, for too many, they’ve been deadly. But something what has struck me is that ageism is alive and well. The …Read full article on ‘I’m not ageist! I love the old dears…’
I can’t tell you how much I have valued older people – and that’s throughout the whole of my near thirty-year parish ministry. It’s often said that churches are short …Read full article on Faith in older people …..
Kindness felt like an enormous part of our lives at the start of lockdown. We were scared, and our daily acts of kindness helped us feel that we would all …Read full article on Be Kind and Reach Out This Winter
The sentiment and gratitude expressed in this song by ABBA have been, over the last 10 years, expressed and felt by hundreds of people with dementia, their carers and volunteers …Read full article on ‘Thank you for the music: The songs I’m singing’
Since March I and others like me have found ourselves mentioned regularly in the daily news reports – not by name but as a group who, it is said, are …Read full article on Discovering a “Vulnerable” God in the Pandemic
I am sitting writing this reflection at Arpafeelie, the small settlement where I live. Arpafeelie consists of an Episcopal Church, the former rectory, which is now Bishop’s House, a small …Read full article on A blog from Bishop Mark