Uneven pillars

Peter and Paul stand like two great pillars in Christian history. Peter, the disciple to whom Jesus entrusted the care of the church, and Paul, the great evangelist who had the strength and vision to preach the Gospel to those far beyond the boundaries of Israel. They...

Baby talk

The Nativity of John the Baptist is a mouthful, but that is the name of the Festival we are celebrating this week. Nativity just means birth, and the birth of this child restored voice to his father. John the Baptist’s father, Zechariah, has been struck dumb when he...

Final words?

I remember being taught at school how to write a curriculum vitae. We meticulously wrote (by hand in those days) our classes and exam grades and details of after school jobs. Many years later the details that were so important to my earlier self just clutter up a page...