Author: Mary Vickers

February 27, 2020

Godly Work?

Lent - Week 1 - Calling What has God called you to your 'work time'? Do you feel that God called you into the work you do?  Or is your work something that you have to do and you try to be ‘godly’ in it?
February 20, 2020

Breaking the Mould – a book review

'Breaking the Mould' by Jules Middleton At first this could appear to be a niche book which mightn’t appeal to me as, although I’m an ordained minister, I have never had children.  However, there were so many more to
February 18, 2020

Trees, faith, and the environment

Last week saw the Jewish festival of Tu B’Shevat.  Otherwise known as the Jewish ‘New Year for Trees’, it’s a festival seemingly tailor-made for today’s environmentalists. It is one of the four different ‘new
January 27, 2020

Stand Together

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day.   A sombre day when we remember the 6 million Jews who died in the Holocaust, and in Nazi persecution, as well as subsequently in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia & Darfur.  It’s always
January 21, 2020

Standing up for what’s right

Martin Luther King Jr Day is observed on the third Monday of January each year.  This is near to King’s birthday on 15th January.  It’s a date that’s much more well-known in the USA but, in recent years, there’s
December 30, 2019

Did a crib feature in your Christmas decorations?

Many people will return to work today. No doubt one of the tasks that'll be allocated to someone is to take down the Christmas decorations. Some, of course, argue for them to be kept until 'Twelfth Night' but many workplac
December 19, 2019

Christmas Adverts – Not just for Christmas but for life?

Christmas is quite close now. More and more decorations are appearing. Lots of parties are being enjoyed. Excitement is mounting. And the Christmas TV listings are out, so we can all start planning our Christmas TV watchin
December 7, 2019

Count down, count up, or live for now?

If you have an Advent Calendar, today marks the point when you've opened a week's worth of doors or windows. That means that you've either 17 or 18 days left, depending on whether yours finishes on Christmas Eve or Christm
November 30, 2019

It’s all about giving…..back…..

Everyone seems to love an Advent Calendar.  Just a children's thing in the past, they're now being especially marketed for adults too.  From being a simple tool for counting down to Christmas, they first became more fanc
November 29, 2019

New Blog

This website was set up in 2014 to make available a study course written to explore the connection between what we believe and what we do in our 'everyday lives' The title 'Faith at Work' was designed to have dual meani