One of the greatest developments in science occurred – so the story goes – when Isaac Newton asked himself, ‘Why do apples fall?’ In fact, although there are an infinite number of stupid answers there are far fewer stupid questions and sometimes the most childlike questions are actually vitally important...
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Until relatively recently people in the West had calendars that were marked out with Saints’ Days. It says a lot about the way things are that calendars now are marked with ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’...
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There’s a tempting conspiracy doing the rounds that Christians can very easily find themselves falling for. It’s a conspiracy of silence and centres on a single, stark warning: ‘Whatever you do, don’t talk to people about Jesus!’
Even the longest summers come to a close and here in the northern hemisphere autumn is now upon us. The school run is blocking the roads, the tan is fading, the days are getting darker. Yes, it’s autumn.
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