REV. BADEN STANLEY

REV. BADEN STANLEY

Each week we hope to post a blog on a Monday or Tuesday. These blogs will hopefully stimulate thought, discussion and even debate around key topics that are affecting our society at this time of great change and challenge.

The Voice – Part 6

She watched the lone figure make his way through the scrub and low-lying shrubs that spread out below her. Her daily visits to the place where they had parted months before grew more frequent and

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Patience is a Virtue

‘Patience is a virtue, possess it if you can, Seldom in a woman…, never in a man!!’ While some of us may not appreciate the accuracy of this statement, I suspect that it is all

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Grace and Space

As we get a taste for the ‘new normal’ during phase 2+ of the removing of restrictions, it is natural for many of us to be wary and cautious, and even more than a little

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Them and US

I think it is fair to assume that most of us do not consider ourselves racist; and the vast majority of us are rightly horrified at the death of George Floyd at the hands of

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The Voice – Part 5

  She watched, her heart filling with a joy that staggered her. Her son, laughing, joking, playful, teasing as his disciples and his brothers got to know each other. There was so much laughter, and

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Fear and an ever present danger

I watched the Late Late Show two weeks ago when a staggering €2 million was raised for Pieta. Up to recently I have not been a regular attender at Ryan’s weekly show, but like the

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Broadening Our Horizons

Photo with thanks to Janet Philips Many of us have taken our first tentative steps to move beyond our original restrictions and stretch our minds as well as our bodies. For some of us it

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