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3 Hidden Treasures of Lockdown

  The Israelites, we read, wandered the wilderness for 40 years. With the benefit of scriptural hindsight, we can see the working hand of God on their situation, and the...

The hidden ‘coping’: have we forgotten someone?

Stoicism has sometimes been associated with a British ‘stiff upper lip’: enduring without unnecessary emotion. Getting on with it. The word comes from the ancient Stoics, who looked for inner...

One in 5 of us will live to 100. Let’s live it well!

Even before the most recent dire warnings about population decline, Ian Knox in his excellent book Finishing Well writes this: ‘There are vast numbers of statistics to show that a...

What does Summer look like for Seniors?

  ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts: Old men and old women shall sit in the streets of Jerusalem, each with staff in hand because of great age. And the...

Mobile Matinee

“How are you doing Moira?”   “Awful, this is like a horror story.”   “Are there any comparisons to your memories of growing up in World War 2?”   “No...

Two-thirds of UK churches identify loneliness and isolation as a top issue to tackle post lock-down

The Allchurches Trust undertook research with over 600 churches in June, which reveals that churches in the UK are gearing up to tackle a huge surge of loneliness in their...