If anyone reading this has ever had to design a funeral service, you’re likely to have appreciated how special was the funeral service of the Duke of Edinburgh on Saturday 17th April. Will it ever be surpassed?
The following short Youtube video gave me a burst of joy this morning:
I don’t feel I can allow the death of the Duke of Edinburgh to pass without comment from me.
It’s frustrating being a Christian at the current time. This isn’t just because of the absolutely appalling way that our Church of England has reacted to COVID, but also because it’s not hard to see how much good could be done, if only our Church provided some moral leadership, rather than slavishly following the government line on the ‘pandemic’. It’s an understatement to say that it’s a huge wasted opportunity. It lacks so much vision and it could so easily lead to the long-term demise of the Church.
Thank you for the overwhelming response that I’ve received to my two last blog posts. There’s little doubt in my mind that as the months tick past, so the number of people who are unhappy is increasing fast. Here are my remaining points to add to my last post about what we’ve learned in the last year:
For those of you who continue to enjoy the irreverendpodcast, you will have heard that they are opposed to any kind of ‘celebration’ of the anniversary of our year spent in ‘lockdown’, which is reached today, 23rd March. I’m totally with them on this, but I do think that maybe there’s a case for a review of the not inconsiderable list of things that we’ve learned or been forced to relearn, since COVID first started affecting our lives on a daily basis. I’ve jotted down some of the most important; I’m sorry that it doesn’t make for pretty reading