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Raising the retirement age is completely unnecessary

Today is the day the state pension age for women rises to 65, the same as for men. From now on the Government intends to raise the age for both men and women together: to 66 in 2020, 67 in … Continue reading

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Camels, needles, and the snares of wealth

It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God. So said Jesus, according to Mark. This is an edited version of a sermon … Continue reading

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Hard work is not a virtue

In an article printed in the Church Times on 17th April 2014, Prime Minister David Cameron writes: The Christian values of responsibility, hard work, charity, compassion, humility, and love are shared by people of every faith and none – and … Continue reading

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Gift and gratitude

You are visiting relatives, and as you arrive you give the little girl a present: some crayons and drawing paper. She goes off to a table, too busy to offer the ‘thank you’ expected by her parents, and starts drawing. … Continue reading

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