Pointless Circle of Revenge

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust that You are well. This week I feel obliged to mention the Christchurch massacre, which has killed 50 so far. Lone gunman Brenton Tarrant was responsible. In a hate-filled manifesto published online, Tarrant claimed three events in Europe in the spring of 2017 turned him to violence. The first was an attack in Stockholm by an … Continue reading Pointless Circle of Revenge

A Lenten Prayer

VICAR This week, Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I’d like to gently remind You that Lent has started. It began on March 6th and ends on Thursday, April 18th. Easter feast days are movable days, in that they don’t fall on a fixed date in the normal Gregorian or Julian calendars, which follow the cycle of the sun. Easter instead is determined by the … Continue reading A Lenten Prayer

A Prayer for Perseverance

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust that You are well and have had a good week. Our garden here is full of snowdrops and daffodils. Have we got through the winter already perhaps? There are times when the throwaway culture we live in gets frustrating. People start on projects but get distracted and take the easier option. Youths drop out of university … Continue reading A Prayer for Perseverance