The world seems to be obsessed with Black Friday, looking for their desires to be met at a discount price. It an ironic contrast that the Christian Black Friday is about someone sacrificing their life receiving the full penalty for sin for the salvation of others, while the world’s current Black Friday is about the …
This will brighten your day. Benedict Cumberbatch performing “I’m a Little Teapot”, along with a few other acts of silliness.
By personal request I utilised excerpts from Francis Thompson’s poem The Hound Of Heaven in a funeral service today. It expresses something of the faith journey of the lady who requested it. Here’s Richard Burton’s recitation of the poem.
If you’ve never heard Leonard Teale’s rendition of Banjo Paterson’s A Bush Christening you’re missing out. Sometime I’ll post his The Man From Snowy River.
March 25 is observed by some Christians as the date on which the annunciation by the angel of Mary’s pregnancy with Jesus took place. It is very unusual for the day to be shared by Good Friday. Read more about that here. From Mockingbird, a poem by John Donne, “Upon the Annunciation and Passion Falling …
Here is the late Alan Rickman reading Shakespeare’s Sonnet 130. A tremendous performer.
For all of you missing Christopher Lee, here’s a bed time story. (for grown up children)