Tag Archives: self sacrifice

When risk and reward replace duty and love

The UK was once marked by a spirit of duty under God and love.  Men and women would go to great lengths to do the right thing for others, even at great personal cost.  This spirit has been replaced in … Continue reading

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What really makes men happy?

The Times magazine ran four articles on Saturday on the unhappy state of British men. The articles were fascinating. The last one, by Robert Crampton, highlighted the root of the problem: What really makes men happy? Richer, safer, healthier, more … Continue reading

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The difficult balance of self-love and self-sacrifice

I have been vicar of Holy Trinity West Bromwich, in an inner city urban priority area, for 4 weeks now. In my new post, I am keen to avoid burnout, which means some degree of self-preservation. As I relaxed in … Continue reading

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