8 September, 2020 Dear Reader, A time is coming when men will go mad, and when they see someone who is not mad, they will attack him, saying, ‘You are mad; you are not like us.’ (St Anthony the Great c. 251 – 256). I have written about the ‘Covid Crisis’ before, earning the approval of … Continue reading AM I MAD, OR ARE YOU?
I suppose if Christian civilisation were to adopt a Mission Statement, as most modern enterprises do, none better could be found than the simple list of the three ‘theological virtues’, Faith, Hope and Love. These sum up all our duties and our aspirations. Every human on earth understands in some sense what they each mean – though they … Continue reading HOPE THE ANCHOR
31 July, 2020 Dear Reader, KEEPING THE FAITH These are frightening times. Sizeable numbers of our population, including apparently most of our political leaders, are clearly terrified of Covid. This is becoming increasingly obvious in public places, where the mood is subtly changing: people are afraid of each other and show their fear not only … Continue reading KEEPING THE FAITH