Tag Archives: Spirituality

In the midst of madness

Facebook and other avenues of information are producing some quite horrifying tendencies. One was a video of some people tearing down Confederate statues in America as a kind of belated revenge for the Civil War. I have never really sympathised … Continue reading

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Catholics

I saw an article from Tony Equale’s Blog about the film Catholics (aka The Conflict) that was made in 1973 from a novel. My attention was first brought to this film when I went on a trip to the USA … Continue reading

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Analogies: the Bank, the Law Court and the Hospital

I found this on Facebook from Fr Guy Winfrey. What is Orthodox Christianity? Finding a starting place is difficult, but I think the best place is to say that Orthodoxy focuses on healing the soul of man. It is not … Continue reading

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Conservative Anglicans

I meant to go for a long sail today along the east coast of the Contentin from Barfleur, but the weather started looking nasty already this morning in advance of what was predicted by the forecast. There’s an old saying … Continue reading

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Watch out for the Hun in the Sun

I received a phone call late last night from someone I hadn’t heard from for almost thirty years. I was quite sure he was dead after so many years without the slightest trace anywhere. Some years ago, there was a … Continue reading

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Individualism and Selfishness

1971 was a turning point in my life, and I found myself faced with the alternatives of what can be termed individualism and collectivism. A boy of 12 doesn’t have many choices in life: he follows rules and directives at … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm

Fr Jonathan has gone and fired up my mind again between getting my “hard bastard” week in my boat ready, rebuilding rotten french windows and biting the bullet with a 8,000-word job last night that I wasn’t counting on. I … Continue reading

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