Life lessons from Roman splendour
(6 minute read) The fading glory of an Italian church teaches Adam Brocklehurst about suffering and compassion.
May I have this dance?
(4 minute read) Nicole Law finds some useful insights into her spiritual life on the dance floor.
Science and religion: old enemies or unconscious friends?
(12 minute read) Theodore McKeever offers a path through a minefield of misunderstanding.
(8 minute read) The golden rule for effective and enriching dialogue is simple to state, but devilishly difficult to put into practice, as Andrew Scott found out.
Grimy glory: lessons in beauty from sewage-plants and run-down buildings
(7 minute read) Self-confessed commoner Adam Brocklehurst explains how the aristocratic Lucinda Lambton has helped him see the world around him with new eyes.
Three lessons from a city under siege
(3 minute read) Ronnie Convery draws lessons from his parents on how to confront coronavirus.
Closing the Circle: Travelling with ‘The Railway Man’
Kevin Murphy recalls a meeting with Eric Lomax, one of the real-life survivors of the construction of the infamous bridge over the River Kwai. Lomax wrote about his experiences in the acclaimed book The Railway Man, published 25 years ago this year.