Esther

A sermon given at St Andrew’s Chesterton, Cambridge, Sunday Sept 26, 2021 By Bishop Graham Kings Esther 4:6-17 This morning we are pondering the whole book of Esther in the Old Testament, with the help of Si... Read More...

Grief and Loss

By John Bauerschmidt In 1978, the poet Denise Levertov released Life in the Forest, a collection that contained a handful of poems written around the time of her mother’s death. I encountered these poems for... Read More...

The High Country

By Dane Neufeld My wife and I recently completed the Skyline Trail in Jasper National Park, one of the great Alpine hikes in the Canadian Rockies. It is not an extreme adventure by any means, anyone who can hike can complete it, but it does take you through... Read More...

Three Popes

By Graham Kings Introduction The phrase “Electoral College” has been much discussed recently around the election of the new President of the United States of America. An older “Electoral College,” the Pap... Read More...

Poems by Maurice Baring

By Chip Prehn The first time I read anything by Maurice Baring (1874-1945), I knew deep down that I had “met” a writer unlike any I had experienced before. I had bumped up against an artistic mind and talent... Read More...

Caregivers

By Patrick Twomey We see the placards in front of hospitals and clinics: HEROES WORK HERE! The doctors, nurses, and all medical professionals on the frontline of treating COVID-19 patients deserve our pra... Read More...