Tag Archives: John Donne

Why Bother Caring When the World Is Going to Hell

People are dying. Hospitals, airports, tree-lined streets; people at work, people at play and people at worship; those in need of protection and those charged with protecting them – there is no safe place, no safe gathering. They are being … Continue reading

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There’s a Reason We Mourn the Tragedies of Others

… any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind. (John Donne, No Man Is an Island, 1624.) When people suffer, we are to: … come alongside (2 Corinthians 1:3-5) … join in their suffering (Hebrews 13:3) … … Continue reading

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One Man Is An Island – a guest post from Lisa Deam

[Today’s guest post is from Lisa Deam, who loves maps and the Middle Ages and brings them together in this post.] *** Lately I’ve been feeling adrift. My family moved cities last summer, and I haven’t yet found my place … Continue reading

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