Signing On

Signing On

Passing along the Sea of Galilee, Jesus saw Simon and Andrew casting their nets into the sea. ‘Follow me,’ he said. They left their nets behind and followed him. Then he saw James and John, and he called them. They left their father Zebedee, standing in a boat, and followed him. (from Mk 1:16-20) The

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We Are In Trouble

We Are In Trouble

The rise of abuse in social discourse concerns me. The confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee for the US Supreme Court, have added to my sense of dis-ease. I don’t claim to know what happened to Christine Blasey Ford. Her trauma and pain were evident. I do not doubt that something dreadful occurred

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Myths and suffering

Myths and suffering

I have just finished reading a compelling history of RAF Bomber Command during WW2 by Max Hastings. If you don’t yet know it, I have an abiding interest in military history, not so much the operational details and strategy, more the myths that inevitably go with it. Bombing German cities and ‘de-housing’ the civilian population

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