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

A Prayer for Help with Finances

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust that You and Your families are well. These early months of the year are often a financial struggle for many families, perhaps after a Christmas splurge, perhaps as tax bills await. The Citizens’ Advice Bureaux are full at this time of the year, debt counsellors are at their busiest, and, unfortunately, too many take their own … Continue reading A Prayer for Help with Finances

Happy Christmas

VICAR Happy Christmas, Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine! God Bless You and Your Families this Christmas Tuesday. As You sit back to swig another glass of wine, or tuck into another mince pie, please remember those who are alone this Christmas – that they may find solace. Please remember the homeless this Christmas – that they may find warmth. Remember too the poor this Christmas … Continue reading Happy Christmas

A Prayer for Persecuted Christians

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, this Sunday I wish You all well and trust that You and loved ones are healthy and happy. This week I would like to focus on persecuted Christians around the world. A growing number of people it seems, as many countries fail to prevent harm coming to those of the Christian faith. For the 16th year in a … Continue reading A Prayer for Persecuted Christians