Jesus’ Birthday. A short story

As his birthday was coming closer he experienced the usual increasing sense of excitement, but anxiety too. He’d invited many to celebrate with him but would they come?  People seemed to have got into the habit of celebrating his birthday without him. They’d send ...Read More

Loss, a story for reflection

During the parish mission Fr Jim as usual preached one of his most meaningful sermons on the subject of loss. He started off by saying, “we often think about and talk about loss on a grand scale. When someone dies it is very traumatic ...Read More

Will I be alone?

Will I be alone?  Will I be alone in the morning When God grants us a bright new day? Will I be alone on the rocks of life Where the porpoises dare not play? Will I be alone at sunset Or when I kneel ...Read More