Tag Archives: Hope

Sarabande for the Morning of Easter

One of the glories of Herbert Howells to wish all my readers a happy Easter. I will shortly be going to my chapel to restore the Blessed Sacrament to its place in the hanging pyx above the altar from where … Continue reading

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New Year 2021

One side of me is tempted to join the chorus of those who are glad to see the back of 2020 in order to hope for something better in this new year. I might think of our present time becoming … Continue reading

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Optimism and Christian Humanism

This is not an easy time for either optimism or humanism when considering the depths of depravity to which human nature can plunge (with a thought of Calvin’s complete pessimism and that of Jansenism). I came across a very interesting … Continue reading

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A glimmer of hope?

I do my best to keep the hysteria at bay faced with the American election, the French equivalent next year and Brexit. Conspiracy theorists and fundamentalist Christians love to produce videos telling us that the end is nigh due to … Continue reading

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Light at the End of the Tunnel?

The End of Capitalism has Begun. OK it’s the left-wing press in England, but my sympathy and sense of hope is awakened. Only today, I read of farmers blocking the city of Caen and access to the Mont Saint Michel. … Continue reading

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