Category: Compassion

Return to Jaffna

Well here we are in Jaffna. We have met so many people that our heads are spinning. We have had lots of rice and curry and are on our second bottle of industrial sized mineral water. Things have certainly changed. Out of a group of 10 people 6 […]

Feed my Sheep

I want to talk about the relationship between how I love God, and how I love people. Jesus says quite plainly that if I claim to love God, then I must also love other people. Indeed, John says that if I claim to love God, but fail to love people, I […]

Generosity

There are no rules to generosity. We can express financial giving by a value in pounds or dollars. We can define giving as a percentage of income. But we cannot measure a generous heart. Eugene Cho wrote a book ‘Overrated, Are we more in love with the idea of […]

Why do I care?

It is normal for me to care for my extended family and for people in my social group. But why do I care about people I have never met? Why do I care about a bonded labourer, treated as a slave in India? Why do I care about a child in […]

Share your bread with the hungry

Those who know me, and my background with charities, will know that I am orientated towards people giving money and using that money to meet needs. But this article is about sharing, and sharing is different from just giving money. Sharing is not necessarily better than giving money, but […]

Popular articles from my blog

I started blogging just over 2 years ago and try to add one article a week. I write about what I feel passionate about. Most of my posts are categorised as “Justice”, “Compassion” and “Poverty”. Inevitably I touch on politics and am not afraid of being controversial. My articles […]

My dream of 10 years ago

Well here I am in Los Angeles for the Justice Conference. In looking through my notes I found this – which I wrote 10 years ago. My dream has widened a little but in reading what I had written a thrill overcame me because I am still dreaming! […]

The Justice Conference

I am extremely excited to be going to the Justice Conference in Los Angeles, California, at the end of this week. (Feb 21-22 2014). The are expecting up to 8000 people and I am sure it will be an amazing event. I am expecting to be inspired by […]