A Prayer to Beat Discouragement

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine I trust that my weekly message finds You and Your family well. These are strange days indeed. I hope that You find time to enjoy the beauty in life and do not get held back by the ugly. Do you sometimes feel like it’s you against the world? Do you sometimes feel like you’re discouraged and wrestling inside? … Continue reading A Prayer to Beat Discouragement

A Prayer for the Mentally Ill

VICAR For the first time in my Country Squire Magazine career, I have received a prayer request (and, please, Dear Readers, send as many requests as You wish by using the contact page of the website). The request came from Andrew Moody, who writes film reviews for the magazine. Andrew describes himself thus: “Andrew Moody attended the top non-private grammar school in the UK and … Continue reading A Prayer for the Mentally Ill

A Prayer for Victims

VICAR With Typhoon Mangkhut bearing down on the Philippines and further catastrophic flooding expected from Florence, which has affected 10 million in the Carolinas, this week, Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I offer You a prayer to the victims of natural catastrophes. I am often asked why does God allow earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, tsunamis, typhoons, cyclones, mudslides, wildfires, and other natural disasters? Tragedies cause … Continue reading A Prayer for Victims

Prayer for the Mentally Ill

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I wish You all well. This week 29 year old Richard Russell – a ground worker at Seattle airport – stole a 76-seat, twin-engine turboprop Bombardier Q400, did some rolls with it and then crashed into an uninhabited area, killing himself and destroying the plane. People I have met have brought up the subject of Richard’s demise with a … Continue reading Prayer for the Mentally Ill