Category: Compassion

Historical Inequality and the Future

In the United Kingdom we have been suffering years of recession. But the richest amongst us have suffered no loss of life-style. In fact the top 100 chief executives were paid £425 million in 2012,  up by £45 million, or 10%, from 2011. (London Evening Standard 10th June 2013) […]

A fairer distribution of wealth

There can be no doubt that, in this world, there are gross injustices in the way wealth is distributed.  There is a factor of millions between the billionaire living in California and the subsistence farmer in Africa trying to support her family on a dollar a day.  In this article I am […]

Empathy and Compassion

Most of my blog postings have been about passing on information. Communication is mainly mind-to-mind. I have used words, figures and pictures. But I do not just wish to supply information, I want you to capture something of my heart, and through that, the heart of God. I […]

Personal Cross-Roads

As I start to write this, my weekly blog, I sense that I am at one of those crossroads we come across on our journey through life. I started writing my blog in March, last year and have so far written 70 articles on a wide range of […]

Together we can Change our World

When I was young, Jim Reeves used to sing a song with the words: “This world is not my home, I’m just a-passin’ through My treasures are laid up somewhere beyond the blue The angels beckon me from heaven’s open door And I can’t feel at home in […]

People give to people

Years ago, soon after the formation of Kingscare (now known as Karuna Action), I attended a seminar which brought people together who represented Christian organisations working overseas. I can only remember one particular statement. It has stayed with me since. “People give to people”. People don’t give to […]