We don't often wash feet these days, it's just not the done thing. It is too personal, in people's personal space. I invite you to accompany me to a busy street on a Saturday night. The noise from dance clubs greets you, deafens you, at every corner. Groups of people, dressed not for the cold…Read more Foot Washing?
Every year the Methodist Church invites its congregations to reflect upon the Covenant Prayer. It is central to Methodists' devotion and discipleship, and their driver in working for social justice. In the Covenant service the Church celebrates God's gracious offer to the promised land that "I will be their God and they shall be my people". Wesley,…Read more Promises in the 21st Century
The two minute silence this morning brought the nation once again to reflect upon the Great War, the 2nd World War, Korea, Vietnam, Falklands, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan...did I miss one out.......where does the list end? How has Remembrance impacted you this year? The poppies may now have been removed. Where do they now…Read more The day is over… How has Remembrance impacted you this year?
The TLA was common in the military : the three letter abbreviation (TLA) overly populated the literature and vernacular. NFF, DNF and TBD are some I can instantly recall. We even extended the list to include such veritable organisations such as the NAAFI. These abbreviations also are common place in the civilian world and, no doubt,…Read more Three letters…
We shall not forget those who have fallen, those who have laid down their lives for others. They who have sacrificed their lives so that we might live. This image of a Tornado F3 aircraft, adorned with the red poppy, from a few years ago may be considered poignant, given that it also had been…Read more We Shall Not Forget