If you love art, here is a profound exploration of a great painting by Steve Hellyer – profound in terms of appreciation of the painting as art, but profound also in terms of spiritual insight. If (like me) you’d like to understand great painting better, this will help a lot.
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Love Story #8 The water had become wine
Can we really believe that Jesus turned water into wine at the wedding in Cana? Many people believe not. The Scottish philosopher David Hume has been influential in shaping our culture’s scepticism about miracles. Writing at the end of the eighteenth century, he described a miracle as “a violation of the laws of nature”. IContinue reading “Love Story #8 The water had become wine”
What are you waiting for?
Waiting is a normal human experience: for the kettle to boil, for the holidays, for exam results, for an end to the pandemic… The British are supposed to be good at waiting – we’re famous for queuing. We’re not the only ones: the Russians too have historically been good at waiting (and queuing): A SovietContinue reading “What are you waiting for?”