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 Widow’s Mite

‘The widow’s mite’(A reflection on Mark 11.41-44) Jesus speaks: Come quickly friends and gather ‘round,And witness with me something quite profound.In the hustle and bustle acts of pure love are found,A miracle emerges without ever

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No Where Left To Go

You’re an outcast, shunned by those you love, a look of dread spreading across the eyes of those who become aware of your presence. You are utterly alone, even though you spend all your waking

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It takes a team

I was always interested in long-distance running. As a youngchild I used to run laps of  half-acrefield beside our home, my father watching in bemusement as I literally ran in(largish) circles. In secondary school I

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Failure is never final

It was 33 years ago but I can still feel the crushing cringe-filled sensation when I realised my mistake. I had reluctantly agreed to take part in an inter school debating contest, my reluctance borne

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Suffer the children

I remember too well that sense of growing fear, of pending doom: It was 1980 something and I was a mere slip of a lad, attending boarding school in Limerick. It was in Civics class

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