Last year, when we thought we had seen the peak of the pandemic, I chose to leave my job in teaching and start a new vocation as a full-time priest. …Read full article on Learning more deeply to recognise and serve the community, Part 1
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