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A few years ago there was a TfL advertising campaign which said if you give money to beggars then you are fuelling their drug habit, which gave me an excuse to not give cash. But I also remember recently that Pope Francis suggested that sometimes we...
Ten pound note (new style)
St Stanislaus Kostka SJ
I find a heaven in the midst of saucepans and brooms. St Stanislaus Kostka SJ Image: a saucepan steaming
It struck me that if one needed confirmation that one was going in the right direction this was it, not least because the surrounding grass is long, full of tussocks and particularly hard going in the recent frosty weather. How much easier life...
A path shining silver in the sun
St Robert Southwell SJ
We are but pilgrims here; we have no place of abode, but seek a future place of rest.  St Robert Southwell SJ Image: a man climbing a hill
Grab the dressing gown. Slip first the left then the right foot into the slippers. Shuffle to the kitchen. Click the kettle lid open. Fill with cold water, judging the weight for just the right amount! Plonk the kettle back on its stand and switch...
A shrub with red leaves
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