Monthly Archives: November 2010

Blackmail attempts

Rabbi Lionel Blue tells a story of a Catholic boy, who was worried about an upcoming examination. He told his mother about his worries and she suggested that he ask Jesus for help. He then asked his mother, “But how … Continue reading

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One of the things I do, when I go to Bali, is to visit the English-speaking prisoners in the jail there. Among them are two young men, in their twenties, who were sentenced to death for drug offences, but have … Continue reading

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And the Lord looked at him…

Some years ago, when I was teaching at Mill Hill in London, a young man came to the College to train as a Missionary Brother. As I got to know him, I discovered that he painted a little, but when … Continue reading

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