Taking the Long View

Looking back can trap us in nostalgia. Lionel Bart’s, musical comedy “Fing’s ain’t what they used to be” humorously summed up the attitude in the nineteen sixties. In stark contrast  we share in the sadness of the exiled writer of Psalm 137 “By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion”....

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What are you worth?

Hospital Notes 36 As a Volunteer at UHNM I receive a parking permit for the staff car parks at both Royal Stoke and County Hospitals and last month I had to go into the ‘Volunteer Coordinators Office’ to collect my new pass. While there I was struck by a poster on the wall which read…...

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Jesus transfigured!  

August 2022 Magazine Jesus had a close group of followers, and three disciples were his inner circle: Peter, James, and John. After having spoken about his death soon to come Jesus took these three up a mountain: ‘There Jesus was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white...

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