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The Secret of Conentment

‘…I know nothing more effective for quieting a Christian soul and getting contentment than this, setting your heart to work in the duties of the immediate circumstances that you are in, and taking heed of your thoughts about other conditions as a mere temptation.’ Jeremiah Burroughs, The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment, p.52.

Learning to Lament

During the last few months I’ve been working as a doctor in palliative care. Some days have been pretty hard and I finally got to home and visit my family last week for the first time since March. Both my mum and myself have been learning a lot about lament in our different situations and…


‘Friendship is a deep oneness that develops as two people, speaking the truth in love to each other, journey together to the same horizon. Spiritual friendship is the greatest journey of all, because the horizon is so high and far, yet sure – it is nothing less than “the day of Jesus Christ” and what…