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September 18, 2021

Women Today

Women Today                       Word on the Week                   18th September 2021. When the Lord God created male and female he made them equal in his sight.   They differed by design and in the role designed for them (Genesis Chapter 1 verses 27 and 28).    They were made to complement each other in a monogamous marital relationship […]

September 11, 2021

Anniversary of 9/11

Anniversary of 9/11                    Word on the Week          11th September 2021. Church bells are sounding in various parts of the world but nowhere more poignantly than New York.   On this the 20th anniversary of the most dreadful attack on America many accounts are being shared not only of the loss of life but the terrible mental […]

September 4, 2021

Swallows and Martins

Swallows and Martins         Word on the Week       4th September 2021. The annual gathering of these birds is in full swing.   They start the day with a magnificent display of flying as they catch insects on the wing.  This food frenzy continues with the birds flying very low in damp rainy weather or […]

August 28, 2021

Paralympic Games

Paralympic Games               Word on the Week               28th August 2021. The Paralympic Games commenced this week following the Olympics as is their custom.   Tokyo, the venue, is suffering from the effects of Covid so crowds are sparse.  This has not affected the enthusiasm of the contestants! The Games owe their origin to Sir Ludwig […]

August 21, 2021

God’s Everlasting Love

God’s Everlasting Love             Word on the Week          21st August 2021. This week, for many, the world must seem to be an increasingly alien place.   There are effects of global warming, the conquest of Islam and the pandemic that will not go away all causing some to despair.  We need to look into the heavenlies for […]

August 7, 2021

Imagine

Imagine                            Word on the Week                     7th August 2021. The late John Lennon’s humanist hymn “Imagine” has become a regular at the Olympics.   This is the 5th games in which it has been sung.   Some will recall Lennon dressed in white at a white baby grand piano in a large white room of his mansion with […]

July 31, 2021

Holiday Season

Holiday Season                          Word on the Week                     31st July 2021. It’s that time of year when cities empty out and the flight to the country begins. Staycations not vacations have become the watchword in these Covid constricted times.   In the midst of the joyful scamper to the seaside pity the poor President who […]

July 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympic Games

Tokyo Olympic Games              Word on the Week          24th July 2021. The Olympic Games got off to a stuttering start this week.    Having been cancelled totally last year, due to the Covid pandemic, the Emperor was firm in his resolve that the games must go on! This decision flew in the face of the will […]

July 17, 2021

The Demise of Morality

The Demise of Morality              Word on the Week             17th July 2021. The tide of immorality shows no signs of turning.   Fed by an openness to tell their stories the media delivers detailed accounts that become ever more explicit.   What yesterday was frowned upon, today is accepted and tomorrow we can expect restraints […]

July 10, 2021

Angela Merkel Retires

Angela Merkel Retires               Word on the Week                    10th July 2021. The retirement of Angela Merkel, after 16 years as Chancellor of Germany, was hailed by the population applauding throughout the land for six minutes.   Such was the popularity of this remarkable leader. Angela came from East Germany.   Her father, a Lutheran Pastor, had moved […]

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