The Sons of Martha

In a comment the other day Leo mentioned this poem by Kipling (not the cake guy, the other one). The Sons of Martha Rudyard Kipling 1907 The sons of Mary seldom bother, for they have inherited that good part; But the Sons of Martha favour their Mother of the careful soul and the troubled heart. Read More …

Dreams

I first posted this just over a year ago just after I began blogging.  I came across it again as I prepared for this Sunday’s Remembrance Service and think it is worth sharing again. ‘I’m only an old man now – my hair is grey, my face lined and my back bent.  Only an old Read More …