It pays to follow your passion – article and survey results from the UK Leadership Academy.
Wangari, who challenged the Kenyan establishment and empowered women through the planting of trees – and won the Nobel Peace Prize for it – died on 25th September. I’m aware of her because one of the songs we sing in our community choir (“Sow the Seed” by Polly Bolton) commemorates her work. See this Daily Telegraph article to be impressed.
who was head of CMS when I worked there has been appointed Bishop of Winchester.
Further to my article about what folly really is, here’s a fascinating article about the important difference between scepticism and doubt.
Sometimes I find myself reading about how Christians have a hard time in Britain or elsewhere, or about how militant Islam is not always kind to other faiths.
Here’s some interesting balance to the arguments. A recent study shows that it’s not easy being religious in the UK – that the UK is not top of the list of those countries who allow freedom of religion.
Saw Olly Hicks in the paper today. He met Prince Harry on completion of a kayaking expedition from Holland to the UK in memory of an escape from the Nazi’s 41 years ago. Olly was the only British member to complete the journey….
A discussion about why human beings do things they know will not work – folly – looking at the Eurozone Greece crisis. BBC article.