Give the kisses

>What can I give him, poor as I am?This is the question at the heart of giving. And as we are crunched by the recession this becomes an ever more pressing question, particularly for a middle class which has come to treasure money so highly. It really dismays me when we hear in our churches […]

>Jubilee

>Morning Prayer today included the wonderful reading from Leviticus 25 outlining the teaching on Jubilee. It’s green – recognisnng the rights of the land – every 7th year was to be a sabbath of complete rest for the land – a time for the land to sigh. After 7 lots of 7 years – ie […]

from Dee Hock

Without an abundance of nonmaterial values and an equal abundance of nonmonetary exchange of material value, no true community ever existed or ever will. … When we attempt to monetise all value, we methodically disconnect people and destroy community. True community requires proximity; continual, direct contact and interaction between the people, place, and things of […]