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Season After Pentecost (Proper 7[12]) – The Psalm Passage:  Praise & Petition as the logical response to life’s journeys

Season After Pentecost (Proper 7[12]) – The Psalm Passage: Praise & Petition as the logical response to life’s journeys

As you may or may not remember, beloved reader, I mixed together two of the Old Testament passages (turns out there were three Old Testament passage/Psalms passage combination) that were featured this lectionary week. That means I need to decide between the two that connect to the two I Samuel passages. Again, I am not […]
Why do the wicked prosper?

Why do the wicked prosper?

Psalm 73 explores one of the classic philosophical questions: Why do the wicked prosper? Why do good people suffer? This is injustice and it is part of the human psyche to desire fairness. What do you think of how the writer of Psalm 73 responds to the problem? Note: Although Christians sometimes read traditional views […]
Downs With Love – A Play Review

Downs With Love – A Play Review

 Human relationships are complex and fascinating, but what happens when a girl with Down Syndrome falls in love with a man who ends up being her carer’s boyfriend? In “Downs With Love” a play that toured throughout Scotland, Beth (played by lead actress Abigal Brydon) becomes friends with Tracey, her support worker.  Tracey and Beth … Continue reading

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