Our Wildlife – July 2023

Owls And God said, “Let the water teem with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the vault of the sky.” (Genesis 1: 20) With the long nights of Summer upon us, it’s a wonderful time to see and hear Owls; church belfries, churchyard hedgerows and secluded trees are ideal places for them to … Continue reading Our Wildlife – July 2023

The Madonna of the Meadow

Each year as we look at Creation we see the cycle of the seasons.  The earth comes alive in spring, blossoms and bears fruit in summer, gives up its goodness and glory in autumn, and seems to die in the sleep of cold winter. Each of those seasons has its moods and feelings, which we … Continue reading The Madonna of the Meadow

He Gave Us Eyes to See Them*

Sandro Botticelli’s ‘Primavera’ Each month we are exploring a painting that celebrates the glory and wonder of creation.  In this month of March, the world around us is moving from the cold and harshness of winter to new birth as the earth comes to life again in the season of spring. It is the theme … Continue reading He Gave Us Eyes to See Them*