Scottish Catholic Observer

Jesus gets his feet wet walking on the sea
As an exiled Glaswegian, I was delighted with the success of the Commonwealth Games. The event drew something out of the hosting city that was unique.  It drew out its spirit, a well-kept secret apparently. As Christians, the spirit which gives us life is the breath of God. We ourselves live out of that breath, and the Spirit shapes our rough-hewn words which connect us with God. The Spirit allows us to inspire communities of people. The thirst that people have for connection invites the...
Lord of the rings
One of my community was showing me a new app the other day. Unlike many apps, this seemed really useful.  What it does is recognise tunes. It is the equivalent of humming a tune and finding out very quickly what the title is. But for some peculiar reason, you can hear the opening chord of some tunes and know immediately what it is. Even more strangely, sometimes that happens with  a tune that you don’t even like.  One tune which I do like and seems to have lodged in my...