A Prayer for the Mentally Ill

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust that You and Your families are well and prosperous. Let us remember the Japanese today as their country is battered by Typhoon Hagibis. The drenching We are getting in the British Isles seems like nothing by comparison. This week I would like to draw Your attention to those suffering from mental illness. This could be someone You … Continue reading A Prayer for the Mentally Ill

A Short Prayer

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust that You are well and healthy. Make sure that You and Your loved ones take some vitamins as the weather is changing and I can already see the locals sneezing and snivelling. Lots of orange juice, please. This week I would like to point out the benefits of the short prayer. Are short prayers not simply … Continue reading A Short Prayer

A Prayer for Our Grandchildren

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine it is a great honour as always to write these lines for You this Sunday. I trust that You are well and that Your families are healthy. One of the greatest joys in life is having grandchildren. Those of You who are lucky enough to see Your grandchildren should first think of those grandparents who cannot. This could … Continue reading A Prayer for Our Grandchildren

A Prayer for Wisdom

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust that You and Your families are well and happy; that you have managed to relax Your bones at some point over these summer months. Wisdom is one of those qualities that is difficult to define—because it encompasses so much—but which people generally recognise when they encounter it. What does the dictionary say about it? Wisdom, sapience, or … Continue reading A Prayer for Wisdom