Tag: christianity

NaPoWriMo Day 13: Easter

Easter starts with a corpse I wrote I didn’t mean to be Disrespectful But the man dies In a terrible way It seems so sad So depressing A man who wanted Kindness Respect Compassion And yet received none Or very little Did we have… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day 13: Easter”

Epiphany

   Myrrh. Image public domain via Wikipedia. Today is Epiphany; not Epithany, as the Daily Mail would insist (I’m not linking to their error as I don’t like to give them clicks!). It’s Twelfth Night, a Christian celebration of the wise men, magi or kings… Continue Reading “Epiphany”

How does Magical Thought in the Middle Ages differ from today?

Some work I’m doing for the MOOC course ‘Magic in the Middle Ages’. One thing that magic in the  the Middle Ages and magic today has in common is that it is always a form of transformation. The sick are healed; the weather is… Continue Reading “How does Magical Thought in the Middle Ages differ from today?”

Will God let us be friends?

Someone on tumblr asked if people of different religions could be friends. Here is my response: I’m not sure that any of my friends have exactly the same religion. Even many of my Christian and Muslim friends argue (good naturedly) about different teachings, and… Continue Reading “Will God let us be friends?”