Category: Family

  • Anger May Be An Appropriate Response

    Anger May Be An Appropriate Response

    When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come along with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in spirit and troubled. (John 11:33) The word translated “deeply moved” contains the sense of a brimming over and the word translated “troubled” is a hard word more akin to anger.  Jesus wept shortly afterwards. […]

  • The Abortion Debate

    The Abortion Debate

    From what I have read, what seems to make Ireland a pro-life country is the legal view that a child’s life is equivalent to a mother’s from the point of conception.  This leads to a whole different way of treating difficult pre-natal situations from a country where the legal position is that the child is […]

  • The difference between tolerance and support

    The difference between tolerance and support

    Our children go to a Church of Ireland based school.  Most of the schools in Ireland are run on religious lines and the ethos of the school very much depends on the religion that is sponsoring it.  Unfortunately there are very few if any evangelical run schools in Ireland and none near us.  So schools […]