I am delighted to post the following piece by the Revd Humphrey Prideaux, who became a friend after he became my tutor for the last term of my Foundation Degree in Christian Theology, in 2010. I have learned so much from him. The following piece that he shared with me, reflected so well my own thoughts, that I sought his permission to include it here, as a guest blog, with my thanks.
It might be one of the legacies of lockdown, but almost every day, I hear in our media worryingly aggressive criticism of others. This has been a growing trend for some years. I’ve found over my lifetime that it’s generally better for one’s mental health, to try to accept that the vast majority of people are not unlike I am