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Learning to disagree without being disagreeable in five steps … or rather in five fingers

(9 minute read)
Italian author and broadcaster Bruno Mastroianni offers a humorous but thoughtful guide to respectful dialogue using an unusual prop – the fingers of his hand.

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Faith in the workplace: how to build inclusive environments

(8 minute read)
Lisa Fraser argues that respecting the religious convictions of a workforce is a win-win situation for employers and employees alike.

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Flying high: what birds, artists and time have in common

(8 minute read)
Three books take Prakarsh Singh into new dimensions of being.

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Let us tune in …

(7 minute read)
Richard Bauckham speculates on the advantages of anonymity, the ‘big questions of life’, and the lessons to be learned from streaming religious services.

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Some Days are Diamonds …

(6 minute read)
Seeing the world with new eyes can turn the worst of times into the best of times, says teacher and tired-out mum Marie McCoy.

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The Decameron and the power of stories

(5 minute read)
Though telling stories might seem an escape from our Covid confinement reality, Jaqueline Silverio believes that doing so will help us face up better to its challenges.

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In a rocking boat: a personal experience of mental illness, productivity, and faith

(7 minute read)
Bianca Costa Sales reveals the stresses of student life in a foreign land can lead to both desperation and hope.

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Cappuccino, anyone?

(3 minute read)
Leonard Franchi invites the reader to enjoy a morning coffee with him in Rome in the company of the great travel writer H. V. Morton.

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Memories of Spain

(3 minute read)
Leonard Franchi recalls a year spent in a land far removed from the stereotype of bullfights and beer and discovers a hidden desire to return.

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The sounds of silence

(3 minute read)
In his second reflection on self-isolation Richard Bauckham finds that forgotten sounds can be our best friends.

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