Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift. Seneca 4 BC – 65 AD

Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift. Seneca 4 BC – 65 AD It is tempting, as the Kindness Initiative comes to a close, to feel compelled to complete one great act of kindness to round off the year. But the Kindness Initiative has never been about […]

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As a refugee you may forget what you lost but you won’t forget the welcome you received.

It’s an incredible statistic: There are now more than 65 million displaced people in the world – people who have had to leave their homes to flee wars and conflict. That’s more than the population of the UK.  More than half of them are women and children, all of them making tortuous journeys looking for […]

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Kindness is not just doing good to someone, it is also not doing harm to anyone.

By Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra As a Muslim, I think of kindness and mercy interchangeably. I struggle to distinguish between the two. In writing, it’s tempting to recount the kind of stereotypical kindness many of us have experienced when a stranger helps us out of difficulty. A Reverend colleague of mine and I were visiting West […]

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Kindness

The Very Revd. John Witcombe, Dean of Coventry Cathedral A woman goes for a chest x-ray in a big teaching hospital. The X-ray department is in the basement of the hospital, a maze of corridors. When she comes out she is disorientated. A porter sees her and asks where she is trying to go. She explains […]

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