Tag Archives: Syria

The Trumpish Art of the New Dealer

In the same way the hard of hearing can still follow the gist of a speech by watching an expert in sign language interpret the opening and shutting of a political leader’s mouth, given the widespread international varied reactions President … Continue reading

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The Righteous Mr Trump

Sorry Mr Trump, I know it was a great speech justifying the strike on Syria, but I’m not buying it. For heavens sake Mr President, just for once, read the international press. Surely some sycophant White House advisor might have … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 28 May, 2017 (Easter 7 Year A) on John 17:1-11

On Being At One In recent days the terrorist bombing at Manchester targeting a group including children is a stark reminder of just how nasty the terrorists can get. Two thousand years after Christ walked the dusty paths of Palestine, … Continue reading

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POTUS IN CHARGE

Somewhat to my surprise I find myself agreeing with something that Donald Trump says about Syria! According to POTUS (not to mention Fox) there is evidently a bad unpopular leader in the Syrian affair who represents a minority, is responsible for … Continue reading

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A Lectionary Sermon for 29 November 2015 Advent 1 C on Luke 21: 25 -36

In this post-Christian age, at least in this part of the world, the season of Advent usually kicks off with a Santa parade and everlasting soporific Shopping mall music such as Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, and Snoopy’s Christmas to encourage the … Continue reading

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The Arab Spring – Part 2

The signs for fresh green growth as a consequence of the much vaunted Arab Spring are slow in arriving. In Egypt, the economy already battered by the revolution may have lost 1.7 billion $US according to Egypt’s Central Agency for … Continue reading

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